Least Visited NPS Units: Pipe Spring National Monument


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Pipe Spring National Monument
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In the northwest corner of Arizona, the Arizona Strip is a remote district, cut off from the rest of the state by the Grand Canyon. The one main road across this region is Hwy 389, though most tourists prefer Highway 9 to the north (in Utah), as this crosses the spectacular landscapes of Zion National Park. So not many people pass by Pipe Springs National Monument, a small place protecting a well preserved Mormon pioneer fort (known as Winsor Castle), dating from 1872.

2014 Visitation: 56,484
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