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Bears Ears is home to thousands of archaeological and cultural sites that are well over 13,000 years old, Ancestral Puebloans built dwellings, granaries, kivas, towers, villages, and ancient road systems linking them together.

Indian Creek is the northern area of the Bears Ears National Monument. Before entering Canyonlands National Park, you will discover a collection of world-class rock climbing, red-rock canyon walls, and Newspaper Rock. 

The most prominent section of Comb Ridge lies where the ridge is crossed by Highway 95 and Highway 163. For a stretch of 25 miles the fault-line easily achieves heights of 700 feet above its surroundings. Located in the Shash-Jaa Section of Bears Ears National Monument 

The most prominent section of Comb Ridge lies where the ridge is crossed by Highway 95 and Highway 163. For a stretch of 25 miles the fault-line easily achieves heights of 700 feet above its surroundings. Located in the Shash-Jaa Section of Bears Ears National Monument 

A panel with 650+ petroglyphs carved into its surface by cultures dating back 1500 years. The older art is attributed to the ancient Puebloan people who inhabited this region from 100 B.C. to 1540 A.D.. Located in the Indian Creek Section of Bears Ears National Monument 

Parts of the site has been stabilized and reconstructed, but most of it remains as it was found in the 1800s. There are habitation, storage and ceremonial structures, including four kivas. Located in the Shash-Jaa Section of Bears Ears National Monument