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Sonoran Desert National Monument


  • Type: Desert Environ
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Terrestrial Feature

The Sonoran Desert National Monument is a protected desert environment south of Goodyear and Buckeye and east of Gila Bend, Arizona. - AsNotedIn

The Sonoran Desert National Monument is a magnificent example of untrammeled Sonoran desert landscape. The area encompasses a functioning desert ecosystem with an extraordinary array of biological, scientific, and historic resources. The monument's biological resources include a spectacular diversity of plant and animal species. The monument also contains many significant archaeological and historic sites, including rock art sites, lithic quarries, and scattered artifacts. The most biologically diverse of the North American deserts, President Clinton, Proclamation 7397


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Particulars for Sonoran Desert National Monument:
Physiographic Desert Environ
Locale Type Natural Environ
Historic Use Natural Feature
Sight Category Terrestrial Feature




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