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Utah Just Got A New National Monument, And You’re Going To Want To Visit

On December 28, 2016, President Obama proclaimed the Bears Ears National Monument. This 1,351,849-acre monument includes some of Utah’s most stunning scenery, and some truly significant ancestral ruins. The monument is managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forestry Service, and a coalition of five Native American tribes. Take a look at some photos of this stunning new national monument – you’ll certainly recognize some of the places you may have already visited.

For more information about Bears Ears National Monument, click here.

What’s your favorite place in this new national monument?

Catherine Armstrong
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.