Arizona has extensive ravines and valleys, pointy cliffs, soaring ponderosa pines, glistening lakes and miles of cacti of every style, shape and size. The natural beauty of Arizona State stands proud at the second place with amazing monuments, national parks and recreation areas. Arizona State hosts stunning and striking state parks which can include activities such as picnicking, hiking, camping and swimming.
Monuments in the State of Arizona include:
The Grand Canyon is huge, splendid and inarguably beautiful. This is Arizona’s most noticeable landmark and an amazing natural wonder. This monument is spread across 277 miles with sharp rocky walls and the Colorado River to its southwest. Entrance to The Grand Canyon is from the South Rim and its eastern entrance and also through the North Rim. The Western edge of the Canyon is home to beautiful Havasupai Falls and the Supai town is within reach through the roads on the Hualapai Indian Reservation.
The Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is among the magnificent and most captured landmarks of the United States. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is extensive and expansive Sandy Park located between the border of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone towers are as tall as 1,000 feet from the ground and are best known for their spectacular and thrilling lighting with the sun enlightening the sandstone towers resting their long shadows on the sandy ground. Monument Valley is situated inside Navajo Nation which is among the largest Native American tribes of the United States of America.
Four Corners Monument is among the unique landmarks of Arizona State. This monument allows its visitors to stand in four states at one time i.e. this monument is the overlapping point of four states- Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado.
Petrified Forest National Park is among the world largest colored congregation of petrified wood, significant and momentous structures of the Arizona State. Petrified Forest National Park has 200 million year old fossils which depict the story of primitive inhabitants. This park is also among the most photographed wonders of Arizona.
This national monument of Arizona State is also called as “Land of Standing Up Rocks” by the Apache Indians. Chiricahua National Monument is spread across an area of 12,000 acres across Arizona State in the United States of America. This monument is situated in the Southern Arizona and has become a major attraction for tourists and visitors. Other monuments in Arizona State include Painted Desert, Lake Powell & Glen Canyon, Lake Mead, Lake Havasu, Hoover Dam, Canyon de Chelly, Saguaro National Park and Kartchner Caverns State Park.