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U.S. National Monument High Points

Showing Matt Varney's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 129, or 0.78%)

RankLand NamePeak Elev-Ft State Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.Sand to Snow National MonumentSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499California82941300 
2.Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National MonumentSan Jacinto Peak10,839California83191837 
3.Cedar Breaks National MonumentMarkagunt Hills10,661Utah24324 
4.Browns Canyon National MonumentBrowns Canyon National Monument High Point10,619Colorado2995 
5.Giant Sequoia National MonumentNorth Maggie Mountain10,234California63470 
6.Rio Grande del Norte National MonumentSan Antonio Mountain-East Slope10,200New Mexico02 
7.Bandelier National MonumentCerro Grande10,160New Mexico66030 
8.San Gabriel Mountains National MonumentMount San Antonio10,064California62243144 
9.Bears Ears National MonumentBears Ears East Peak9058Utah77810 
10.Dinosaur National MonumentZenobia Peak9005Colorado238515 
11.Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National MonumentOrgan Needle8980New Mexico370067 
12.Basin and Range National MonumentWorthington Peak8968Nevada308832 
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 Helens8333Washington457317822010-07-17
16.Devils Postpile National MonumentThe Buttresses-North End8202California012 
17.El Malpais National MonumentCerro Bandera-West Slope8200New Mexico010 
18.Capulin Volcano National MonumentCapulin Mountain8182New Mexico1002105 
19.Fossil Butte National MonumentThe Bullpen8084Wyoming21510 
20.Gold Butte National MonumentVirgin Peak8071Nevada3182111 
21.Timpanogos Cave National MonumentMahogany Mountain-North Bench8040Utah02 
22.Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSunset Crater8039Arizona99922 
23.Grand Canyon-Parashant National MonumentMount Trumbull8029Arizona296995 
24.Newberry Volcanic National MonumentPaulina Peak7984Oregon3214176 
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 Mountain7056California2496141 
36.Walnut Canyon National MonumentAnderson Mesa-North Slope6900Arizona06 
37.Fort Union National MonumentTurkey Mountains Flats6820New Mexico03 
38.Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National MonumentCañada Camada Ridge6774New Mexico08 
39.Salinas Pueblo Missions National MonumentCanon Sapato View6740New Mexico09 
39.Hovenweep National MonumentGoodman Point Unit Hill6740Colorado05 
41.Natural Bridges National MonumentWhite Canyon Point6635Utah558 
42.Cascade-Siskiyou National MonumentSummit Rock Point6542Oregon13622 
43.Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings High Point6320New Mexico04 
44.Petroglyph National MonumentVulcan Volcano6033New Mexico21329 
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 Flow5680California08 
51.Castle Mountains National MonumentHart Peak5545California67320 
52.Oregon Caves National MonumentMount Elijah-North Shoulder5440Oregon02 
53.Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower5112Wyoming91268 
54.Carrizo Plain National MonumentCaliente Mountain5106California2206247 
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 Ajo4808Arizona2698131 
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 Peak4627California242748 
63.Agua Fria National MonumentSycamore Mesa4561Arizona3214 
64.Aniakchak National Monument and PreserveAniakchak Peak4400Alaska37671 
65.Sonoran Desert National MonumentTable Top4373Arizona233343 
66.Ironwood Forest National MonumentSilver Bell Peak4261Arizona192116 
67.White Sands National MonumentWhite Sands National Monument High Point4220New Mexico02 
68.John Day Fossil Beds National MonumentWindy Point-South Peak4114Oregon1941 
69.Tule Lake National MonumentTule Lake Segregation Center4055California04 
70.Tonto National MonumentTwo Bar Ridge-East Flank4040Arizona02 
71.Montezuma Castle National MonumentMontezuma Castle National Monument High Point3680Arizona4027 
72.Upper Missouri River Breaks National MonumentUpper Missouri River Breaks High Point3600Montana02 
73.Hanford Reach National MonumentRattlesnake Mountain-South Peak3560Washington804 
74.Hagerman Fossil Beds National MonumentPeters Gulch Hill3500Idaho257 
75.Little Bighorn Battlefield National MonumentSharpshooter Ridge3440Montana1008 
75.Tuzigoot National MonumentPecks Lake Ridge3440Arizona4029 
77.Tule Springs Fossil Beds National MonumentTule Springs Monument High Point3320Nevada012 
78.Aleutian Islands WWII National MonumentKiska Volcano-North Slope3281Alaska00 
79.Alibates Flint Quarries National MonumentTurkey Creek Bluff3240Texas 2 
80.Pompeys Pillar National MonumentPompeys Pillar3000Montana1208 
81.Marianas Trench Marine National MonumentAsuncion Island2812 28120 
82.Cesar E. Chavez National MonumentChavez National Monument High Point2640California3036 
83.Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentTraveler Mountain-Southeast Slope2360Maine 3 
84.Cape Krusenstern National MonumentKikmiksot Mountain2285Alaska16930 
85.Saint Francis Dam Disaster National MonumentSaint Francis Dam Disaster N.M. High Point2040California02 
86.Pipestone National MonumentWinnewissa Heights1720Minnesota012 
87.Russell Cave National MonumentRussell Point-South Slope1680Alabama04 
88.Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCasa Grande Ruins High Point1429Arizona038 
89.Muir Woods National MonumentPan Toll Ridge1360California035 
90.Grand Portage National MonumentGrand Portage National Monument High Point1340Minnesota208 
91.Homestead National MonumentFreemans View1320Nebraska010 
92.Hohokam Pima National MonumentGila River Flats High Point1188Arizona019 
93.California Coastal National MonumentBald Mountain-Southeast Ridge1160California00 
94.Mill Springs Battlefield National MonumentLast Stand Hill1144Kentucky843 
95.Effigy Mounds National MonumentMarching Bears Ridge1100Iowa05 
96.George Washington Carver National MonumentCarver Creek Heights1080Missouri011 
97.Booker T. Washington National MonumentHaleford Church Hill1000Virginia04 
97.Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentYoungsholm1000Ohio07 
99.Camp Nelson National MonumentCamp Nelson National Monument High Point964Kentucky03 
100.Fort Ord National MonumentEl Chamisal-Southeast Slope920California019 
101.Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentMillers Peak903Hawaii9030 
102.Military Working Dog Teams National MonumentLackland Parade Grounds735Texas04 
103.Freedom Riders National MonumentFreedom Riders National Monument HP - Bus Burning site730Alabama00 
104.Birmingham Civil Rights National MonumentBirmingham Civil Rights National Monument HP - Ingram Park605Alabama04 
105.Pullman National MonumentPullman National Monument High Point595Illinois 12 
106.San Juan Islands National MonumentChadwick Hill470Washington39016 
107.Fort Stanwix National MonumentCarrying Place Heights450New York06 
108.Waco Mammoth National MonumentWaco Mammoth National Monument High Point440Texas03 
109.Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma400California385151 
110.Medgar Evers National MonumentMedgar Evers National Monument High Point333Mississippi01 
111.Buck Island Reef National MonumentBird Hill329Saint Croix3291 
112.President Lincoln & Soldiers' Home National MonumentAnderson Hill320District of Columbia010 
113.Virgin Islands Coral Reef National MonumentTurner Point135Saint John1151 
114.Poverty Point National MonumentPoverty Point100Louisiana 9 
115.Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentBelmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument High Point90District of Columbia023 
116.Governors Island National MonumentGovernors Island High Point40New York4016 
117.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic ShrineFort McHenry High Point31Maryland1131 
118.Fort Matanzas National MonumentSouth Anastasia Island High Point30Florida 11 
119.Stonewall National MonumentStonewall National Monument High Point25New York2522 
119.George Washington Birthplace National MonumentBurnt House Point25Virginia05 
121.African Burial Ground National MonumentAfrican Burial Ground High Point20New York 24 
122.Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty Island High Point15New York1570 
122.Castillo de San Marcos National MonumentCastillo de San Marcos High Point15Florida021 
122.Fort Frederica National MonumentFort Frederica High Point15Georgia 7 
125.Rose Atoll Marine National MonumentRose Island High Point11 110 
126.Fort Monroe National MonumentMill Creek Barrier10Virginia 6 
127.Pacific Remote Islands Marine National MonumentPalmyra High Point7 70 
128.Fort Pulaski National MonumentCockspur Island High Point5Georgia56 
128.Castle Clinton National MonumentCastle Clinton High Point5New York056 

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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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