DescriptionBounded on the east by Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, on the west by Kaibab National Forest, to the north by the Utah border and to the south by SR 89A, remote Vermilion Cliffs National Monument contains 293,000 acres of unspoiled plateaus, canyons and cliffs. Elevations range from 3,100 to 7,100 feet.
Ancestral Puebloan villages and geologic formations can be found on the monument lands, which were traversed by Spanish explorers and Mormon pioneers. Animal inhabitants include desert bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn and mountain lions. For further information contact the Arizona Strip Field Office, Bureau of Land Management; 345 E. Riverside Dr., St. George, UT 84790; phone (435) 688-3200.