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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 Mountain11,499California82941789
2.Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National MonumentSan Jacinto Peak10,839California83192480
3.Cedar Breaks National MonumentMarkagunt Hills10,661Utah24332
4.Browns Canyon National MonumentBrowns Canyon National Monument High Point10,619Colorado29910
5.Giant Sequoia National MonumentNorth Maggie Mountain10,234California63494
6.Rio Grande del Norte National MonumentSan Antonio Mountain-East Slope10,200New Mexico02
7.Bandelier National MonumentCerro Grande10,160New Mexico66062
8.San Gabriel Mountains National MonumentMount San Antonio10,064California62244421
9.Bears Ears National MonumentBears Ears East Peak9058Utah77815
10.Dinosaur National MonumentZenobia Peak9005Colorado238516
11.Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National MonumentOrgan Needle8980New Mexico370099
12.Basin and Range National MonumentWorthington Peak8968Nevada308841
13.Florissant Fossil Beds National MonumentTracy Hill-West Slope8960Colorado06
14.Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentGrand Staircase-Escalante High Point8600Utah06
15.Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic MonumentMount Saint Helens8333Washington45732447
16.Devils Postpile National MonumentThe Buttresses-North End8202California013
17.El Malpais National MonumentCerro Bandera-West Slope8200New Mexico013
18.Capulin Volcano National MonumentCapulin Mountain8182New Mexico1002170
19.Fossil Butte National MonumentThe Bullpen8084Wyoming21510
20.Gold Butte National MonumentVirgin Peak8071Nevada3182154
21.Timpanogos Cave National MonumentMahogany Mountain-North Bench8040Utah06
22.Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSunset Crater8039Arizona99924
23.Grand Canyon-Parashant National MonumentMount Trumbull8029Arizona2969124
24.Newberry Volcanic National MonumentPaulina Peak7984Oregon3214257
25.Chimney Rock National MonumentChimney Rock7903Colorado10234
26.Chiricahua National MonumentSouth Timber Mountain7825Arizona9056
27.Craters of the Moon National MonumentGolden Chariot Peak7729Idaho5096
28.Canyon de Chelly National MonumentUpper Forest Mountain7620Arizona03
29.Navajo National MonumentSkeleton Mesa-West Arm Slope7555Arizona02
30.Misty Fjords National MonumentMount John Jay7507Alaska/British Columbia19620
31.El Morro National MonumentInscription Rock7440New Mexico26030
32.Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentVermilion Cliffs7356Arizona13566
33.Canyons of the Ancients National MonumentGoodman Point7160Colorado5408
34.Colorado National MonumentGlade Park Hill7107Colorado2716
35.Berryessa Snow Mountain National MonumentSnow Mountain7056California2496166
36.Walnut Canyon National MonumentAnderson Mesa-North Slope6900Arizona08
37.Fort Union National MonumentTurkey Mountains Flats6820New Mexico06
38.Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National MonumentCañada Camada Ridge6774New Mexico08
39.Hovenweep National MonumentGoodman Point Unit Hill6740Colorado07
39.Salinas Pueblo Missions National MonumentCanon Sapato View6740New Mexico011
41.Natural Bridges National MonumentWhite Canyon Point6635Utah559
42.Cascade-Siskiyou National MonumentSummit Rock Point6542Oregon13624
43.Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings High Point6320New Mexico05
44.Petroglyph National MonumentVulcan Volcano6033New Mexico21346
45.Jurassic National MonumentCleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry High Point5941Utah1215
46.Yucca House National MonumentYucca House Overlook5920Colorado015
47.Jewel Cave National MonumentLithograph Canyon Hillside5820South Dakota06
48.Aztec Ruins National MonumentMesa de Antigua5780New Mexico06
49.Wupatki National MonumentWupatki National Monument High Point5720Arizona024
50.Lava Beds National MonumentCallahan Flow5680California015
51.Castle Mountains National MonumentHart Peak5545California67326
52.Oregon Caves National MonumentMount Elijah-North Shoulder5440Oregon04
53.Devils Tower National MonumentDevils Tower5112Wyoming91297
54.Carrizo Plain National MonumentCaliente Mountain5106California2206294
55.Pipe Spring National MonumentMoccasin Mountains-South Tip5100Arizona019
56.Prehistoric Trackways National MonumentRobledo Ridge4940New Mexico809
57.Rainbow Bridge National MonumentRainbow Dome Slope4880Utah01
58.Organ Pipe Cactus National MonumentMount Ajo4808Arizona2698202
59.Admiralty Island National MonumentKootznoowoo Peak4800Alaska48001
60.Scotts Bluff National MonumentSouth Bluff4700Nebraska2409
61.Agate Fossil Beds National MonumentAgate Fossil Beds High Point4680Nebraska 4
62.Mojave Trails National MonumentCady Peak4627California242774
63.Agua Fria National MonumentSycamore Mesa4561Arizona3215
64.Aniakchak National Monument and PreserveAniakchak Peak4400Alaska37671
65.Sonoran Desert National MonumentTable Top Mountain4373Arizona233380
66.Ironwood Forest National MonumentSilver Bell Peak4261Arizona192125
67.John Day Fossil Beds National MonumentWindy Point-South Peak4114Oregon1941
68.Tule Lake National MonumentTule Lake Segregation Center4055California010
69.Tonto National MonumentTwo Bar Ridge-East Flank4040Arizona03
70.Montezuma Castle National MonumentMontezuma Castle National Monument High Point3680Arizona4031
71.Upper Missouri River Breaks National MonumentUpper Missouri River Breaks High Point3600Montana04
72.Hanford Reach National MonumentRattlesnake Mountain-South Peak3560Washington807
73.Hagerman Fossil Beds National MonumentPeters Gulch Hill3500Idaho2511
74.Little Bighorn Battlefield National MonumentSharpshooter Ridge3440Montana10014
74.Tuzigoot National MonumentPecks Lake Ridge3440Arizona4040
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 Pillar3000Montana12014
80.Marianas Trench Marine National MonumentAsuncion Island2812 28121
81.Cesar E. Chavez National MonumentChavez National Monument High Point2640California3040
82.Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentTraveler Mountain-Southeast Slope2360Maine03
83.Cape Krusenstern National MonumentKikmiksot Mountain2285Alaska16930
84.Saint Francis Dam Disaster National MonumentSaint Francis Dam Disaster N.M. High Point2040California08
85.Pipestone National MonumentWinnewissa Heights1720Minnesota015
86.Russell Cave National MonumentRussell Point-South Slope1680Alabama06
87.Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCasa Grande Ruins High Point1429Arizona044
88.Muir Woods National MonumentPan Toll Ridge1360California054
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 Hill1144Kentucky847
93.Effigy Mounds National MonumentMarching Bears Ridge1100Iowa05
94.George Washington Carver National MonumentCarver Creek Heights1080Missouri015
95.Booker T. Washington National MonumentHaleford Church Hill1000Virginia011
95.Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentYoungsholm1000Ohio011
97.Camp Nelson National MonumentCamp Nelson National Monument High Point964Kentucky09
98.Fort Ord National MonumentEl Chamisal-Southeast Slope920California025
99.Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentMillers Peak903Hawaii9030
100.Military Working Dog Teams National MonumentLackland Parade Grounds735Texas07
101.Freedom Riders National MonumentFreedom Riders National Monument HP - Bus Burning site730Alabama06
102.Birmingham Civil Rights National MonumentBirmingham Civil Rights National Monument HP - Ingram Park605Alabama011
103.Pullman National MonumentPullman National Monument High Point595Illinois 23
104.San Juan Islands National MonumentChadwick Hill470Washington39031
105.Fort Stanwix National MonumentCarrying Place Heights450New York012
106.Waco Mammoth National MonumentWaco Mammoth National Monument High Point440Texas06
107.Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma400California385334
108.Medgar Evers National MonumentMedgar Evers National Monument High Point333Mississippi010
109.Buck Island Reef National MonumentBird Hill329Saint Croix3292
110.President Lincoln & Soldiers' Home National MonumentAnderson Hill320District of Columbia015
111.Virgin Islands Coral Reef National MonumentTurner Point135Saint John1151
112.Poverty Point National MonumentPoverty Point100Louisiana 18
113.Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentBelmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument High Point90District of Columbia033
114.Governors Island National MonumentGovernors Island High Point40New York4018
115.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic ShrineFort McHenry High Point31Maryland1138
116.Fort Matanzas National MonumentSouth Anastasia Island High Point30Florida 15
117.Stonewall National MonumentStonewall National Monument High Point25New York2538
117.George Washington Birthplace National MonumentBurnt House Point25Virginia011
119.African Burial Ground National MonumentAfrican Burial Ground High Point20New York 37
120.Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty Island High Point15New York1594
120.Castillo de San Marcos National MonumentCastillo de San Marcos High Point15Florida032
120.Fort Frederica National MonumentFort Frederica High Point15Georgia 14
123.Rose Atoll Marine National MonumentRose Island High Point11 110
124.Fort Monroe National MonumentMill Creek Barrier10Virginia 8
125.Pacific Remote Islands Marine National MonumentPalmyra High Point7 70
126.Fort Pulaski National MonumentCockspur Island High Point5Georgia511
126.Castle Clinton National MonumentCastle Clinton High Point5New York083

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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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