Bears Ears
National Monument

Bears Ears National Monument is a United States National Monument located in San Juan County in southeastern Utah. The monument protects 1,351,849 acres (547,074 ha) of public land surrounding the Bears Ears, a pair of mesas. The name of the region is the same in each of the native languages represented there; the names are listed in the presidential proclamation as "Hoon’Naqvut, Shash Jáa [sic], Kwiyagatu Nukavachi, Ansh An Lashokdiwe" meaning 'Bears Ears'. The area within the monument is largely undeveloped and contains a wide array of historic, cultural and natural resources. The monument is co-managed by the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service (through the Manti-La Sal National Forest), along with a coalition of five local Native American tribes; the Navajo…
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Naturally Carved Monuments to An Ancient Landscape
The Valley of the Gods offers a magnificent display of natural rock formations and is often compared to Monument Valley. Once part of the former Bears Ears National Monument, the area’s no longer protected under that designation but is still managed as BLM public land.   This valley sees far fewer…
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