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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 Mountain11,499California82941409
2.Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National MonumentSan Jacinto Peak10,839California83191950
3.Cedar Breaks National MonumentMarkagunt Hills10,661Utah24325
4.Browns Canyon National MonumentBrowns Canyon National Monument High Point10,619Colorado2997
5.Giant Sequoia National MonumentNorth Maggie Mountain10,234California63480
6.Rio Grande del Norte National MonumentSan Antonio Mountain-East Slope10,200New Mexico02
7.Bandelier National MonumentCerro Grande10,160New Mexico66031
8.San Gabriel Mountains National MonumentMount San Antonio10,064California62243418
9.Bears Ears National MonumentBears Ears East Peak9058Utah77811
10.Dinosaur National MonumentZenobia Peak9005Colorado238516
11.Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National MonumentOrgan Needle8980New Mexico370073
12.Basin and Range National MonumentWorthington Peak8968Nevada308833
13.Florissant Fossil Beds National MonumentTracy Hill-West Slope8960Colorado03
14.Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentGrand Staircase-Escalante High Point8600Utah05
15.Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic MonumentMount Saint Helens8333Washington45731849
16.Devils Postpile National MonumentThe Buttresses-North End8202California012
17.El Malpais National MonumentCerro Bandera-West Slope8200New Mexico010
18.Capulin Volcano National MonumentCapulin Mountain8182New Mexico1002114
19.Fossil Butte National MonumentThe Bullpen8084Wyoming21510
20.Gold Butte National MonumentVirgin Peak8071Nevada3182126
21.Timpanogos Cave National MonumentMahogany Mountain-North Bench8040Utah02
22.Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSunset Crater8039Arizona99922
23.Grand Canyon-Parashant National MonumentMount Trumbull8029Arizona296996
24.Newberry Volcanic National MonumentPaulina Peak7984Oregon3214185
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 Mexico26023
32.Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentVermilion Cliffs7356Arizona13566
33.Canyons of the Ancients National MonumentGoodman Point7160Colorado5406
34.Colorado National MonumentGlade Park Hill7107Colorado2712
35.Berryessa Snow Mountain National MonumentSnow Mountain7056California2496148
36.Walnut Canyon National MonumentAnderson Mesa-North Slope6900Arizona06
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 Mexico09
41.Natural Bridges National MonumentWhite Canyon Point6635Utah559
42.Cascade-Siskiyou National MonumentSummit Rock Point6542Oregon13622
43.Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings High Point6320New Mexico04
44.Petroglyph National MonumentVulcan Volcano6033New Mexico21337
45.Jurassic National MonumentCleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry High Point5941Utah1212
46.Yucca House National MonumentYucca House Overlook5920Colorado09
47.Jewel Cave National MonumentLithograph Canyon Hillside5820South Dakota06
48.Aztec Ruins National MonumentMesa de Antigua5780New Mexico05
49.Wupatki National MonumentWupatki National Monument High Point5720Arizona020
50.Lava Beds National MonumentCallahan Flow5680California09
51.Castle Mountains National MonumentHart Peak5545California67320
52.Oregon Caves National MonumentMount Elijah-North Shoulder5440Oregon02
53.Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower5112Wyoming91275
54.Carrizo Plain National MonumentCaliente Mountain5106California2206262
55.Pipe Spring National MonumentMoccasin Mountains-South Tip5100Arizona012
56.Prehistoric Trackways National MonumentRobledo Ridge4940New Mexico805
57.Rainbow Bridge National MonumentRainbow Dome Slope4880Utah01
58.Organ Pipe Cactus National MonumentMount Ajo4808Arizona2698151
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 Peak4627California242754
63.Agua Fria National MonumentSycamore Mesa4561Arizona3214
64.Aniakchak National Monument and PreserveAniakchak Peak4400Alaska37671
65.Sonoran Desert National MonumentTable Top4373Arizona233352
66.Ironwood Forest National MonumentSilver Bell Peak4261Arizona192118
67.John Day Fossil Beds National MonumentWindy Point-South Peak4114Oregon1941
68.Tule Lake National MonumentTule Lake Segregation Center4055California04
69.Tonto National MonumentTwo Bar Ridge-East Flank4040Arizona03
70.Montezuma Castle National MonumentMontezuma Castle National Monument High Point3680Arizona4027
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 Hill3500Idaho259
74.Little Bighorn Battlefield National MonumentSharpshooter Ridge3440Montana1008
74.Tuzigoot National MonumentPecks Lake Ridge3440Arizona4030
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 2
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 Point2040California04
85.Pipestone National MonumentWinnewissa Heights1720Minnesota012
86.Russell Cave National MonumentRussell Point-South Slope1680Alabama04
87.Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCasa Grande Ruins High Point1429Arizona038
88.Muir Woods National MonumentPan Toll Ridge1360California040
89.Grand Portage National MonumentGrand Portage National Monument High Point1340Minnesota208
90.Homestead National MonumentFreemans View1320Nebraska010
91.Hohokam Pima National MonumentGila River Flats High Point1188Arizona019
92.California Coastal National MonumentBald Mountain-Southeast Ridge1160California00
93.Mill Springs Battlefield National MonumentLast Stand Hill1144Kentucky843
94.Effigy Mounds National MonumentMarching Bears Ridge1100Iowa05
95.George Washington Carver National MonumentCarver Creek Heights1080Missouri012
96.Booker T. Washington National MonumentHaleford Church Hill1000Virginia04
96.Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentYoungsholm1000Ohio07
98.Camp Nelson National MonumentCamp Nelson National Monument High Point964Kentucky04
99.Fort Ord National MonumentEl Chamisal-Southeast Slope920California019
100.Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentMillers Peak903Hawaii9030
101.Military Working Dog Teams National MonumentLackland Parade Grounds735Texas04
102.Freedom Riders National MonumentFreedom Riders National Monument HP - Bus Burning site730Alabama00
103.Birmingham Civil Rights National MonumentBirmingham Civil Rights National Monument HP - Ingram Park605Alabama04
104.Pullman National MonumentPullman National Monument High Point595Illinois 13
105.San Juan Islands National MonumentChadwick Hill470Washington39022
106.Fort Stanwix National MonumentCarrying Place Heights450New York06
107.Waco Mammoth National MonumentWaco Mammoth National Monument High Point440Texas03
108.Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma400California385161
109.Medgar Evers National MonumentMedgar Evers National Monument High Point333Mississippi01
110.Buck Island Reef National MonumentBird Hill329Saint Croix3291
111.President Lincoln & Soldiers' Home National MonumentAnderson Hill320District of Columbia011
112.Virgin Islands Coral Reef National MonumentTurner Point135Saint John1151
113.Poverty Point National MonumentPoverty Point100Louisiana 10
114.Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentBelmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument High Point90District of Columbia024
115.Governors Island National MonumentGovernors Island High Point40New York4016
116.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic ShrineFort McHenry High Point31Maryland1131
117.Fort Matanzas National MonumentSouth Anastasia Island High Point30Florida 11
118.Stonewall National MonumentStonewall National Monument High Point25New York2524
118.George Washington Birthplace National MonumentBurnt House Point25Virginia05
120.African Burial Ground National MonumentAfrican Burial Ground High Point20New York 25
121.Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty Island High Point15New York1573
121.Castillo de San Marcos National MonumentCastillo de San Marcos High Point15Florida022
121.Fort Frederica National MonumentFort Frederica High Point15Georgia 8
124.Rose Atoll Marine National MonumentRose Island High Point11 110
125.Fort Monroe National MonumentMill Creek Barrier10Virginia 6
126.Pacific Remote Islands Marine National MonumentPalmyra High Point7 70
127.Fort Pulaski National MonumentCockspur Island High Point5Georgia56
127.Castle Clinton National MonumentCastle Clinton High Point5New York059

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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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