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List of National Parks within the Colorado Plateau

This is an abbreviated list of parks within the Colorado Plateau Province that showcase geology. The individual park name is a link to the park's National Park Service page. Pages listed beneath are links to web sites featuring pertinant USGS geologic investigations, geology tours, or publications. To return to the Colorado Plateau Province Geology, click here. To return to the clickable map of Geologic Provinces, click here.
Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer

Arches NP

Bryce Canyon NP

Canyon De Chelly National Monument

Canyonlands NP

Southwest Climate Impact Meterological Stations (CLIM-MET)

Geologic Development of Arid Landscapes in the Canyonlands Area (Utah) - the Last 50,000 Years

Surficial Geologic Map of The Loop and Druid Arch Quadrangles, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer

Capitol Reef NP

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Colorado NM

Geologic Map of Colorado National Monument and Adjacent Areas, Mesa County, Colorado

El Malpais National Monument

El Morro National Monument

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park - USGS photo

Glen Canyon NRA

Glen Canyon Environmental Studies: Multidisciplinary Studies of the Effects of Glen Canyon Dam

Map Showing Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Lees Ferry Area, Glen Canyon, Arizona

Grand Canyon Riverbed Sediment Changes, Experimental Release of September 2000

Grand Canyon NP

National Park Support Project - Grand Canyon

Historical maps of Grand Canyon National Park

Sediment Delivery by Ungaged Tributaries of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, Arizona

The Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research

The internal structure of sand bars on the Colorado River, Grand Canyon, as determined by ground-penetrating radar

Map Showing Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Granite Park Area, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Geologic Map of the Grand Canyon Quadrangle, Coconino and Mohave Counties, Northwestern Arizona

Arches National Park
Arches National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer

Hovenweep National Monument

Mesa Verde National Park

Natural Bridges NM

Regional geologic history - look for the Monument Upwarp, the rocks which form Arches NM and Natural Bridges NM

Navajo NM

Rock-fall Hazard Assessment of the Aspen Forest Trail, Navajo National Monument, Arizona

Arches National Park
Arches National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer

Parashant National Monument

Petrified Forest National Park

Pipe Spring NM

National Park Support Project - Pipe Springs National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Sunset Crater NM

Geology tour of Sunset Crater

The San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Zion National Park
Zion National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer

Wupatki NM

The San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona

Zion NP

A brief narrated video about park climactic conditions and the formation of Zion NP's sandstone

Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park - photo by Phil Stoffer
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