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U.S. National Monument High Points

RankLand NamePeak Elev-Ft State Prom-Ft 
1.Sand to Snow National MonumentSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499California8294
2.Bears Ears National MonumentPeak 1101411,014Utah1323
3.Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National MonumentSan Jacinto Peak10,839California8319
4.Cedar Breaks National MonumentMarkagunt Hills10,661Utah243
5.Browns Canyon National MonumentBrowns Canyon National Monument High Point10,619Colorado299
6.Giant Sequoia National MonumentNorth Maggie Mountain10,234California634
7.Rio Grande del Norte National MonumentSan Antonio Mountain-East Slope10,200New Mexico0
8.Bandelier National MonumentCerro Grande10,160New Mexico660
9.San Gabriel Mountains National MonumentMount San Antonio10,064California6224
10.Dinosaur National MonumentZenobia Peak9005Colorado2385
11.Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National MonumentOrgan Needle8980New Mexico3700
12.Basin and Range National MonumentWorthington Peak8968Nevada3088
13.Florissant Fossil Beds National MonumentTracy Hill-West Slope8960Colorado0
14.Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentGrand Staircase-Escalante High Point8600Utah0
15.Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic MonumentMount Saint Helens8333Washington4573
16.Devils Postpile National MonumentThe Buttresses-North End8202California0
17.El Malpais National MonumentCerro Bandera-West Slope8200New Mexico0
18.Capulin Volcano National MonumentCapulin Mountain8182New Mexico1012
19.Fossil Butte National MonumentThe Bullpen8084Wyoming215
20.Gold Butte National MonumentVirgin Peak8071Nevada3182
21.Timpanogos Cave National MonumentMahogany Mountain-North Bench8040Utah0
22.Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSunset Crater8039Arizona999
23.Grand Canyon-Parashant National MonumentMount Trumbull8029Arizona2969
24.Newberry Volcanic National MonumentPaulina Peak7984Oregon3214
25.Chimney Rock National MonumentChimney Rock7903Colorado1023
26.Chiricahua National MonumentSouth Timber Mountain7825Arizona905
27.Craters of the Moon National MonumentGolden Chariot Peak7729Idaho519
28.Canyon de Chelly National MonumentUpper Forest Mountain7620Arizona0
29.Navajo National MonumentSkeleton Mesa-West Arm Slope7555Arizona0
30.Misty Fjords National MonumentMount John Jay7507British Columbia/Alaska1962
31.El Morro National MonumentInscription Rock7440New Mexico260
32.Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentVermilion Cliffs7356Arizona1376
33.Canyons of the Ancients National MonumentGoodman Point7160Colorado540
34.Colorado National MonumentGlade Park Hill7107Colorado27
35.Berryessa Snow Mountain National MonumentSnow Mountain7056California2496
36.Walnut Canyon National MonumentAnderson Mesa-North Slope6900Arizona0
37.Fort Union National MonumentTurkey Mountains Flats6820New Mexico0
38.Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National MonumentCañada Camada Ridge6774New Mexico0
39.Hovenweep National MonumentGoodman Point Unit Hill6740Colorado0
39.Salinas Pueblo Missions National MonumentCanon Sapato View6740New Mexico0
41.Natural Bridges National MonumentWhite Canyon Point6635Utah55
42.Cascade-Siskiyou National MonumentSummit Rock Point6542Oregon1372
43.Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings High Point6320New Mexico0
44.Petroglyph National MonumentVulcan Volcano6033New Mexico213
45.Yucca House National MonumentYucca House Overlook5920Colorado0
46.Jewel Cave National MonumentLithograph Canyon Hillside5820South Dakota0
47.Aztec Ruins National MonumentMesa de Antigua5780New Mexico0
48.Wupatki National MonumentWupatki National Monument High Point5720Arizona0
49.Lava Beds National MonumentCallahan Flow5680California0
50.Castle Mountains National MonumentHart Peak5545California673
51.Oregon Caves National MonumentMount Elijah-North Shoulder5440Oregon0
52.Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower5112Wyoming912
53.Carrizo Plain National MonumentCaliente Mountain5106California2206
54.Pipe Spring National MonumentMoccasin Mountains-South Tip5100Arizona0
55.Prehistoric Trackways National MonumentRobledo Ridge4940New Mexico80
56.Rainbow Bridge National MonumentRainbow Dome Slope4880Utah0
57.Organ Pipe Cactus National MonumentMount Ajo4808Arizona2698
58.Admiralty Island National MonumentKootznoowoo Peak4800Alaska4800
59.Scotts Bluff National MonumentSouth Bluff4700Nebraska240
60.Agate Fossil Beds National MonumentAgate Fossil Beds High Point4680Nebraska 
61.Mojave Trails National MonumentCady Peak4627California2427
62.Agua Fria National MonumentSycamore Mesa4561Arizona321
63.Aniakchak National Monument and PreserveAniakchak Peak4400Alaska3767
64.Sonoran Desert National MonumentTable Top4373Arizona2333
65.Ironwood Forest National MonumentSilver Bell Peak4261Arizona1921
66.White Sands National MonumentWhite Sands National Monument High Point4220New Mexico0
67.John Day Fossil Beds National MonumentWindy Point-South Peak4114Oregon194
68.World War II Valor in the Pacific National MonumentTule Lake Segregation Center4055California0
69.Tonto National MonumentTwo Bar Ridge-East Flank4040Arizona0
70.Montezuma Castle National MonumentMontezuma Castle National Monument High Point3680Arizona40
71.Upper Missouri River Breaks National MonumentUpper Missouri River Breaks High Point3600Montana0
72.Hanford Reach National MonumentRattlesnake Mountain-South Peak3560Washington80
73.Hagerman Fossil Beds National MonumentPeters Gulch Hill3500Idaho25
74.Little Bighorn Battlefield National MonumentSharpshooter Ridge3440Montana100
74.Tuzigoot National MonumentPecks Lake Ridge3440Arizona40
76.Tule Springs Fossil Beds National MonumentTule Springs Monument High Point3320Nevada0
77.Alibates Flint Quarries National MonumentTurkey Creek Bluff3240Texas 
78.Pompeys Pillar National MonumentPompeys Pillar3000Montana120
79.Marianas Trench Marine National MonumentAsuncion Island2812 2812
80.Cesar E. Chavez National MonumentChavez National Monument High Point2640California30
81.Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentTraveler Mountain-Southeast Slope2360Maine 
82.Cape Krusenstern National MonumentKikmiksot Mountain2285Alaska1693
83.Pipestone National MonumentWinnewissa Heights1720Minnesota0
84.Russell Cave National MonumentRussell Point-South Slope1680Alabama0
85.Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCasa Grande Ruins High Point1429Arizona0
86.Muir Woods National MonumentPan Toll Ridge1360California0
87.Grand Portage National MonumentGrand Portage National Monument High Point1340Minnesota20
88.Homestead National MonumentFreemans View1320Nebraska0
89.Hohokam Pima National MonumentGila River Flats High Point1188Arizona0
90.California Coastal National MonumentBald Mountain-Southeast Ridge1160California0
91.Effigy Mounds National MonumentMarching Bears Ridge1100Iowa0
92.George Washington Carver National MonumentCarver Creek Heights1080Missouri0
93.Booker T. Washington National MonumentHaleford Church Hill1000Virginia0
93.Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentYoungsholm1000Ohio0
95.Fort Ord National MonumentEl Chamisal-Southeast Slope920California0
96.Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentMillers Peak903Hawaii903
97.Military Working Dog Teams National MonumentLackland Parade Grounds735Texas0
98.Freedom Riders National MonumentFreedom Riders National Monument HP - Bus Burning site730Alabama0
99.Honouliuli National MonumentHonouliuli National Monument High Point680Hawaii 
100.Birmingham Civil Rights National MonumentBirmingham Civil Rights National Monument HP - Ingram Park605Alabama0
101.Pullman National MonumentPullman National Monument High Point595Illinois 
102.San Juan Islands National MonumentChadwick Hill470Washington390
103.Fort Stanwix National MonumentCarrying Place Heights450New York0
104.Waco Mammoth National MonumentWaco Mammoth National Monument High Point440Texas0
105.Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma400California385
105.Ocmulgee National MonumentDunlap Heights400Georgia0
107.Buck Island Reef National MonumentBird Hill329Saint Croix329
108.President Lincoln & Soldiers' Home National MonumentAnderson Hill320District of Columbia0
109.Virgin Islands Coral Reef National MonumentTurner Point135Saint John115
110.Poverty Point National MonumentPoverty Point100Louisiana 
111.Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentBelmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument High Point90District of Columbia0
112.Governors Island National MonumentGovernors Island High Point40New York40
113.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic ShrineFort McHenry High Point31Maryland11
114.Fort Matanzas National MonumentAnastasia Island High Point30Florida30
115.Stonewall National MonumentStonewall National Monument High Point25New York25
115.George Washington Birthplace National MonumentBurnt House Point25Virginia0
117.Reconstruction Era National MonumentReconstruction Era National Monument HP - Camp Saxton22South Carolina22
118.African Burial Ground National MonumentAfrican Burial Ground High Point20New York 
119.Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty Island High Point15New York15
119.Castillo de San Marcos National MonumentCastillo de San Marcos High Point15Florida0
119.Fort Frederica National MonumentFort Frederica High Point15Georgia 
122.Rose Atoll Marine National MonumentRose Island High Point11 11
123.Fort Monroe National MonumentMill Creek Barrier10Virginia 
124.Pacific Remote Islands Marine National MonumentPalmyra High Point7 7
125.Fort Pulaski National MonumentCockspur Island High Point5Georgia5
125.Castle Clinton National MonumentCastle Clinton High Point5New York0
125.Fort Sumter National MonumentSullivan Island-West End5South Carolina 

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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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