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Which Western City Is Near Three National Monuments?

Which Western City Is Near Three National Monuments?

Answer: Flagstaff, Ariz.

Flagstaff is the only city in the West (and in all the nation) with three national monuments on its doorstep.

Although not visible from the city, to the east are are Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Walnut Canyon National Monuments.

Flagstgaff, by the way, is surrounded by the 1.8-million-acre Coconino National Forest, making it a great location for year-round recreation and vacations.

Source: National Park Service

 
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Where Is the West’s Largest Urban Park?

Where Is the West’s Largest Urban Park? Answer: Los Angeles

Comprising 153,075 acres, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is not only the West's largest urban national park, it is the world's largest urban park. It has more area codes (5) and zip codes (26), including the notabl...
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Which Is the West’s Oldest Continuously-Occupied City?

Which Is the West’s Oldest Continuously-Occupied City? Answer: Acoma, New Mexico

Since 1150 A.D., Acoma Pueblo has earned the reputation as the oldest continuously inhabited community in North America.

Located west of Albuquerque, the 65-mile drive to Acoma is one of New Mexico's most scenic and historic, ...
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The West’s Shortest River Is In Which State?

The West’s Shortest River Is In Which State?
Answer: Oregon

The title for shortest river in the West has gone back and forth between Oregon and Montana, but currently the cross-state rivalry favors Oregon. The shortest river in the West, if not the entire U.S., is the D River, running just 120 f...
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Which State Has the Most Native Americans?

Which State Has the Most Native Americans?

Answer: California

With 689,120 American Indians and Alaska Natives in the state, California ranks number one. Other states (ranked in order of Native American population) in our poll/quiz include:

Oklahoma, No. 2 (393,500); Arizona, No. 3 (335,381); T...

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