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.
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.
East Mitten Butte, Utah-Arizona: East Mitten Butte is slightly taller, at 1,898 m (6,226 ft).
Crested Butte, Colorado: Crested Butte shares its name with one of the most popular ski resorts in Colorado.
Devils Tower, Wyoming: Instantly recognized for its star turn in Steven Spielberg's 1977 movie 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind,' Devils Tower in Wyoming is a butte.
Courthouse Butte, Arizona: Located south of Sedona, Courthouse Butte overlooks a hiking trail that loops around this well-known Arizona landmark.
Bell Rock, Arizona: The Courthouse Butte Loop Trail also takes in the beautiful Bell Rock formation.
Coyote Buttes North, Utah-Arizona: The Coyote Buttes straddling the states of Utah and Arizona number among the most photographed in the United States.
Coyote Buttes South, Utah-Arizona: Coyote Buttes South is distinguished for having some of the most visually striking geologic sandstone formati
Fajada Butte, New Mexico: A sacred location of the Chacoan people, Fajada Butte in Chaco Culture National Historical Park.