10 Eye-Catching Rock Formations in the American West

Over time the forces of nature have sculpted some pretty amazing and unusual shapes out of solid rock. Here in the Western United States, we’ve been fortunate enough to see and photograph several of these. Here are 10 of the most impressive and unique.

1. Mexican Hat Rock, Utah

2. The Mittens, Monument Valley, Arizona

3. Lady in a Tub Butte, Valley of the Gods, Utah

4. The Coffee Pot, Sedona, Arizona

5. The Sphinx, Utah Route-12

6. The Phallic, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah

7. Charles de Gaulle and His Troops, Valley of the Gods, Utah

8. Santa and Rudolf, Valley of the Gods, Utah

Santa and Rudolf - Valley of the Gods, UT

9. The Horns, Grand Staircase NM, Utah

10. The Candlestick, Canyonlands National Park

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Mello Mike is an Arizona native, author, and the founder of Truck Camper Adventure. He's been RV'ing since 2002, is a certified RVIA Level 1 RV Technician, and has restored several Airstream travel trailers. A communications expert and licensed ham radio operator, he retired from the U.S. Navy in 2004 as a CWO3 after 24 years, worked in project management, and now runs Truck Camper Adventure full-time. He also does some RV consulting, repairs, and inspections on the side. He currently rolls in a 4WD Ram 3500 outfitted with a SherpTek truck bed with a Bundutec Roadrunner mounted on top. - KK7TCA

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