Chiricahua National Monument. I discovered this amazing place on a road trip to find some lots in Sunsites, AZ, I had bought (and still own) sight unseen on the internet. The hiking on the developed trail in the Parknwas fabulous, as was the Bisitors Center. It was just a day trip. National Monuments, Amazing Rocks, Chiricahua National, Chircahua National, Chiricahua Monuments, National Parks, Roads Trips, Rocks Structures, Rocks Chiricahua
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Chiricahua National Monument in Southeastern Arizona “A ‘Wonderland of Rocks’ is waiting for you to explore at Chiricahua National Monument. The 8-mile paved scenic drive and 17-miles of day-use hiking trails provide opportunities to discover the beauty, natural sounds, and inhabitants of this 11,985 acre site.” - the website of the National Park Service This park is so absolutely beautiful to me. Raw and untouched and ancient.
Carved rock stretches as far as the eye can see in Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona. Canyon de Chelly is unique among U.S. national parks—it is composed entirely of Navajo Tribal Trust Land, which remains home to a Navajo community. According to Navajo beliefs, a deity named Spider Woman lived on top of Spider Rock, the sandstone monolith in the foreground of this picture. She devoured children who misbehaved, and their bleached bones turned the top of Spider Rock white