The best-looking buttes in America
Merrick Butte, Arizona:
The mighty Merrick Butte in Monument Valley in Arizona, one of the world's great natural wonders, stands 1,892 m (6,206 ft) at its highest point.
Coyote Buttes North, Utah-Arizona:
The Coyote Buttes straddling the states of Utah and Arizona number among the most photographed in the United States.
Courthouse Butte, Arizona:
Located south of Sedona, Courthouse Butte overlooks a hiking trail that loops around this well-known Arizona landmark.
West Mitten Butte, Utah-Arizona:
The Mitten Buttes of Monument Valley near the Utah-Arizona state line are two of the nation's most distinctive and widely recognized buttes.
Crested Butte, Colorado:
Crested Butte shares its name with one of the most popular ski resorts in Colorado.
Devils Tower, Wyoming:
Devils Tower in Wyoming is a butte that rises above the Belle Fourche River near Hulett.
Fajada Butte, New Mexico:
A sacred location of the Chacoan people, in Chaco Culture National Historical Park, in northwest New Mexico, features the ruins of small cliff dwellings near its summit.
East Mitten Butte, Utah-Arizona:
The buttes are so named because when viewed from the south they appear to be two giant mittens with their thumbs facing inwards.
Bell Rock, Arizona:
The Courthouse Butte Loop Trail also takes in the beautiful Bell Rock formation, another butte and set west of its larger.