The Anasazi lived in the Four Corners region, where the states of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico meet. The Anasazi built impressive cliff dwellings, such as the ones at Mesa Verde, Colorado. Find this Pin and more on North American Early Civilizations by Eli Edwards.
One of the places in America where you can see a considerable amount of states is the Four Corners Monument where you can stand in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado at the same time. Another is in the northeast; you can also see up to five states from the top of Mt. Greylock in Massachusetts.
Four Corners Monument is the only place in the United States where four states intersect: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. You can stand on that spot and truly be in four states at one time.
The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet. It is the only point in the United States shared by four states, leading to the area being named the Four Corners region.
The monument actually sits on Dine (Navajo) land, so there are a few Native American vendors near the monument selling souvenirs and other wares. Again, the drive to the monument may seem out of the way. Realistically, it is. But, if you are committed to visiting Four Corners, it’s worth it.
The intended location was 109 degrees west longitude and 37 degrees north latitude. But, because of surveying errors, the popular tourist spot is actually just a bit off. The accurate location would be downhill to the east of U.S. 160 in Colorado and northeast of the San Juan River as it flows into New Mexico.
Follow all or a portion of the 116-mile Trail of the Ancients Scenic Byway that connects don’t-miss stops like Mesa Verde National Park, with its famed cliff dwellings; Ute Mountain Tribal Park’s rock art; the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, home to Lowry Pueblo and bolstered by the Canyons of the Ancients
There’s a chance on a family road trip you’ve stopped at the Four Corners Monument, where you can stand in four states at once — Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
Four Corners can easily be visited while exploring the Monument Valley area, or as part of a Grand Circle trip including Arches, Canyonlands, Mesa Verde and other national parks. There is a small visitor center, which is open year round. It features a Demonstration Center with Native American artisans.
Four Corners Monument, marking the only spot in the United States where four states Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico come together.
The Four Corners Monument is the only place where four states meet, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.
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Located on Navajo land, there is now a fee to enter the spot marking all four corners: $5 per person; ages 6 and younger are free (cash only). Inside, there is a marker and markings and during peak summer travel, you may have to wait a bit to get a photo taken.
In “Cornered,” Skyler White drives to the Four Corners with her infant daughter and flips a coin, presumably in an attempt to decide which state to flee to as she contemplates leaving Walt. The quarter settles in Colorado both times she flips.