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.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
For more information about Bears Ears National Monument, click here.
What’s your favorite place in this new national monument?
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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