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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim, Arizona 85541, USA

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About Mogollon Rim

The Rim is an escarpment defining the southwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Its central and most spectacular portions are characterized by high cliffs of limestone and sandstone, namely the Kaibab Limestone and Coconino Sandstone cliffs. Mogollon Rim provides breathtaking views overlooking an expansive forest of pine trees.



Attractions near Mogollon Rim

Fossil Creek64.35km from Mogollon Rim

This is a perennial stream accessed by forest roads near the community of Camp Verde in the U.S. state of Arizona. Primary access is from Forest Road 708 off Arizona State Route 260 east of Camp Verde. A tributary of the Verde River, Fossil Creek flows from its headwaters on the Mogollon Rim to meet the larger stream near the former Childs Power Plant.

Meteor Crater Natural Landmark78.46km from Mogollon Rim

Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater in the northern Arizona desert. Scientists refer to the crater as Barringer Crater in honor of Daniel Barringer, who was first to suggest that it was produced by meteorite impact. The crater was created about 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch, when the local climate on the Colorado Plateau was much cooler and damper.

V Bar V Heritage Site78.61km from Mogollon Rim

This is the largest known petroglyph site in the Verde Valley of central Arizona, and one of the best-preserved. The rock art site consists of 1,032 petroglyphs in 13 panels. Acquired by the Coconino National Forest in 1994, the site is protected and kept open to the public by the US Forest Service.

Montezuma Well80.64km from Mogollon Rim

Montezuma well is a detached unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument. It is a natural limestone sinkhole near the town of Lake Montezuma, Arizona, through which some 1,500,000 US gallons of water emerge each day from an underground spring.

Bartlett Lake82.2km from Mogollon Rim

Bartlett Lake is a reservoir that was formed by the damming of the Verde River in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is downstream and to the south of Horseshoe Reservoir. Constructed in 1936–39 by the Salt River Project, the Bartlett Dam and reservoir were named for Bill Bartlett, a government surveyor. Bartlett Lake was the first reservoir built on the Verde River.

Montezuma Castle National Monument85.86km from Mogollon Rim

Montezuma Castle National Monument protects a set of well-preserved dwellings located in Camp Verde, Arizona which was built and used by the Sinagua people, a pre-Colombian culture closely related to the Hohokam and other indigenous peoples of the southwestern United States.

Where is Mogollon Rim

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Coconino County23 attractions

Coconino County is a county located in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It is the second-largest county by area in the contiguous United States.