Possible New National Monuments For U.S.

Feb 23, 2010
Outside Magazine

We may soon be seeing new national monuments added to an already long list, as reported by backpacker.com. The Obama administration is considering adding 14 new hot spots, most of them found out in the west, such as Bodie Hills in CA. While this is exciting news for outdoor enthusiasts, it has generated some heated political buzz, leaving many politicians upset about government land control. Political tension aside, this could be potentially great for future weekend get-a-ways. While we wait for more news, check out our favorite monumental spots

--Aurora Wingard

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