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U.S. National Monument High Points

RankLand NamePeak Elev-Ft State Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Sand to Snow National MonumentSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499California82941562
2.Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National MonumentSan Jacinto Peak10,839California83192191
3.Cedar Breaks National MonumentMarkagunt Hills10,661Utah24328
4.Browns Canyon National MonumentBrowns Canyon National Monument High Point10,619Colorado2997
5.Giant Sequoia National MonumentNorth Maggie Mountain10,234California63493
6.Rio Grande del Norte National MonumentSan Antonio Mountain-East Slope10,200New Mexico02
7.Bandelier National MonumentCerro Grande10,160New Mexico66041
8.San Gabriel Mountains National MonumentMount San Antonio10,064California62243966
9.Bears Ears National MonumentBears Ears East Peak9058Utah77813
10.Dinosaur National MonumentZenobia Peak9005Colorado238516
11.Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National MonumentOrgan Needle8980New Mexico370082
12.Basin and Range National MonumentWorthington Peak8968Nevada308837
13.Florissant Fossil Beds National MonumentTracy Hill-West Slope8960Colorado04
14.Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentGrand Staircase-Escalante High Point8600Utah06
15.Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic MonumentMount Saint Helens8333Washington45732073
16.Devils Postpile National MonumentThe Buttresses-North End8202California013
17.El Malpais National MonumentCerro Bandera-West Slope8200New Mexico011
18.Capulin Volcano National MonumentCapulin Mountain8182New Mexico1002130
19.Fossil Butte National MonumentThe Bullpen8084Wyoming2159
20.Gold Butte National MonumentVirgin Peak8071Nevada3182141
21.Timpanogos Cave National MonumentMahogany Mountain-North Bench8040Utah05
22.Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSunset Crater8039Arizona99922
23.Grand Canyon-Parashant National MonumentMount Trumbull8029Arizona2969113
24.Newberry Volcanic National MonumentPaulina Peak7984Oregon3214215
25.Chimney Rock National MonumentChimney Rock7903Colorado10230
26.Chiricahua National MonumentSouth Timber Mountain7825Arizona9054
27.Craters of the Moon National MonumentGolden Chariot Peak7729Idaho5095
28.Canyon de Chelly National MonumentUpper Forest Mountain7620Arizona02
29.Navajo National MonumentSkeleton Mesa-West Arm Slope7555Arizona02
30.Misty Fjords National MonumentMount John Jay7507Alaska/British Columbia19620
31.El Morro National MonumentInscription Rock7440New Mexico26024
32.Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentVermilion Cliffs7356Arizona13566
33.Canyons of the Ancients National MonumentGoodman Point7160Colorado5406
34.Colorado National MonumentGlade Park Hill7107Colorado2716
35.Berryessa Snow Mountain National MonumentSnow Mountain7056California2496158
36.Walnut Canyon National MonumentAnderson Mesa-North Slope6900Arizona07
37.Fort Union National MonumentTurkey Mountains Flats6820New Mexico05
38.Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National MonumentCañada Camada Ridge6774New Mexico08
39.Hovenweep National MonumentGoodman Point Unit Hill6740Colorado05
39.Salinas Pueblo Missions National MonumentCanon Sapato View6740New Mexico010
41.Natural Bridges National MonumentWhite Canyon Point6635Utah559
42.Cascade-Siskiyou National MonumentSummit Rock Point6542Oregon13623
43.Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings High Point6320New Mexico05
44.Petroglyph National MonumentVulcan Volcano6033New Mexico21339
45.Jurassic National MonumentCleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry High Point5941Utah1212
46.Yucca House National MonumentYucca House Overlook5920Colorado011
47.Jewel Cave National MonumentLithograph Canyon Hillside5820South Dakota06
48.Aztec Ruins National MonumentMesa de Antigua5780New Mexico05
49.Wupatki National MonumentWupatki National Monument High Point5720Arizona021
50.Lava Beds National MonumentCallahan Flow5680California011
51.Castle Mountains National MonumentHart Peak5545California67323
52.Oregon Caves National MonumentMount Elijah-North Shoulder5440Oregon03
53.Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower5112Wyoming91289
54.Carrizo Plain National MonumentCaliente Mountain5106California2206272
55.Pipe Spring National MonumentMoccasin Mountains-South Tip5100Arizona015
56.Prehistoric Trackways National MonumentRobledo Ridge4940New Mexico808
57.Rainbow Bridge National MonumentRainbow Dome Slope4880Utah01
58.Organ Pipe Cactus National MonumentMount Ajo4808Arizona2698175
59.Admiralty Island National MonumentKootznoowoo Peak4800Alaska48001
60.Scotts Bluff National MonumentSouth Bluff4700Nebraska2408
61.Agate Fossil Beds National MonumentAgate Fossil Beds High Point4680Nebraska 3
62.Mojave Trails National MonumentCady Peak4627California242764
63.Agua Fria National MonumentSycamore Mesa4561Arizona3215
64.Aniakchak National Monument and PreserveAniakchak Peak4400Alaska37671
65.Sonoran Desert National MonumentTable Top Mountain4373Arizona233361
66.Ironwood Forest National MonumentSilver Bell Peak4261Arizona192121
67.John Day Fossil Beds National MonumentWindy Point-South Peak4114Oregon1941
68.Tule Lake National MonumentTule Lake Segregation Center4055California07
69.Tonto National MonumentTwo Bar Ridge-East Flank4040Arizona03
70.Montezuma Castle National MonumentMontezuma Castle National Monument High Point3680Arizona4030
71.Upper Missouri River Breaks National MonumentUpper Missouri River Breaks High Point3600Montana02
72.Hanford Reach National MonumentRattlesnake Mountain-South Peak3560Washington805
73.Hagerman Fossil Beds National MonumentPeters Gulch Hill3500Idaho2511
74.Little Bighorn Battlefield National MonumentSharpshooter Ridge3440Montana10011
74.Tuzigoot National MonumentPecks Lake Ridge3440Arizona4034
76.Tule Springs Fossil Beds National MonumentTule Springs Monument High Point3320Nevada012
77.Aleutian Islands WWII National MonumentKiska Volcano-North Slope3281Alaska00
78.Alibates Flint Quarries National MonumentTurkey Creek Bluff3240Texas 3
79.Pompeys Pillar National MonumentPompeys Pillar3000Montana1208
80.Marianas Trench Marine National MonumentAsuncion Island2812 28121
81.Cesar E. Chavez National MonumentChavez National Monument High Point2640California3036
82.Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentTraveler Mountain-Southeast Slope2360Maine 3
83.Cape Krusenstern National MonumentKikmiksot Mountain2285Alaska16930
84.Saint Francis Dam Disaster National MonumentSaint Francis Dam Disaster N.M. High Point2040California05
85.Pipestone National MonumentWinnewissa Heights1720Minnesota013
86.Russell Cave National MonumentRussell Point-South Slope1680Alabama05
87.Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCasa Grande Ruins High Point1429Arizona041
88.Muir Woods National MonumentPan Toll Ridge1360California045
89.Grand Portage National MonumentGrand Portage National Monument High Point1340Minnesota209
90.Hohokam Pima National MonumentGila River Flats High Point1188Arizona021
91.California Coastal National MonumentBald Mountain-Southeast Ridge1160California00
92.Mill Springs Battlefield National MonumentLast Stand Hill1144Kentucky844
93.Effigy Mounds National MonumentMarching Bears Ridge1100Iowa05
94.George Washington Carver National MonumentCarver Creek Heights1080Missouri011
95.Booker T. Washington National MonumentHaleford Church Hill1000Virginia06
95.Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentYoungsholm1000Ohio09
97.Camp Nelson National MonumentCamp Nelson National Monument High Point964Kentucky05
98.Fort Ord National MonumentEl Chamisal-Southeast Slope920California021
99.Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentMillers Peak903Hawaii9030
100.Military Working Dog Teams National MonumentLackland Parade Grounds735Texas05
101.Freedom Riders National MonumentFreedom Riders National Monument HP - Bus Burning site730Alabama01
102.Birmingham Civil Rights National MonumentBirmingham Civil Rights National Monument HP - Ingram Park605Alabama05
103.Pullman National MonumentPullman National Monument High Point595Illinois 18
104.San Juan Islands National MonumentChadwick Hill470Washington39024
105.Fort Stanwix National MonumentCarrying Place Heights450New York011
106.Waco Mammoth National MonumentWaco Mammoth National Monument High Point440Texas04
107.Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma400California385199
108.Medgar Evers National MonumentMedgar Evers National Monument High Point333Mississippi02
109.Buck Island Reef National MonumentBird Hill329Saint Croix3291
110.President Lincoln & Soldiers' Home National MonumentAnderson Hill320District of Columbia012
111.Virgin Islands Coral Reef National MonumentTurner Point135Saint John1151
112.Poverty Point National MonumentPoverty Point100Louisiana 12
113.Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentBelmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument High Point90District of Columbia028
114.Governors Island National MonumentGovernors Island High Point40New York4016
115.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic ShrineFort McHenry High Point31Maryland1134
116.Fort Matanzas National MonumentSouth Anastasia Island High Point30Florida 12
117.Stonewall National MonumentStonewall National Monument High Point25New York2527
117.George Washington Birthplace National MonumentBurnt House Point25Virginia06
119.African Burial Ground National MonumentAfrican Burial Ground High Point20New York 28
120.Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty Island High Point15New York1584
120.Castillo de San Marcos National MonumentCastillo de San Marcos High Point15Florida026
120.Fort Frederica National MonumentFort Frederica High Point15Georgia 10
123.Rose Atoll Marine National MonumentRose Island High Point11 110
124.Fort Monroe National MonumentMill Creek Barrier10Virginia 7
125.Pacific Remote Islands Marine National MonumentPalmyra High Point7 70
126.Fort Pulaski National MonumentCockspur Island High Point5Georgia58
126.Castle Clinton National MonumentCastle Clinton High Point5New York070

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Note: The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is not listed here since it does include any land area and has no dry-land high point. That is why the listing of National Monuments on this page is one less than the total official count.


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