Natural Sights

ARIZONA

Grand Canyon

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Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam

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Antelope Canyon (near Page, Arizona), a photographer's delight of water and wind carved crevice below the ground surface.

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Monument Valley is comprised of panoramic monoliths that rise out of the Colorado Plateau in colorful layers of sandstone, siltstone and shale. This awe-inspiring land of the Navajos continues to marvel all those who visit this timeless place of scenic wonder.

NEW MEXICO


The Rio Grande Gorge is a long gorge that runs north to south in northern New Mexico mainly west of Taos. It is a striking natural wonder that that reaches depths of 800 feet and is a popular tourist attraction with rock climbing and white-water rafting adventure seeking vacationers. The best place for most tourists and visitors to view the Rio Grande Gorge is from the 1,280 foot long 650 foot high Rio Grande Gorge Bridge which is located along Route 64 about 10 miles northwest of Taos, New Mexico.

COLORADO


Great Sand Dunes National Park, where alpine tundra, ancient forests, grasslands, wetlands, and massive golden sand dunes meet. The sand dunes are the tallest in North America, rising to almost 750' above the valley floor. In dramatic contrast to the rugged and enduring Rocky Mountains, the dunes are continually being re-sculptured by the wind.