Colorado Points of Interest

Wall Mountain Tuff

The Wall Mountain Tuff is a fascinating geological feature located in the Colorado National Monument. This unique point of interest is a volcanic ash deposit that was formed over 30 million years ago during a period of intense volcanic activity in the region.

There are several good reasons to visit the Wall Mountain Tuff, including the opportunity to witness the spectacular natural beauty of this unique geological formation. Visitors can explore the area on foot, taking in the stunning views of the surrounding landscape and observing the intricate patterns and colors of the tuff.

One of the most unique things about the Wall Mountain Tuff is the way in which it has been eroded over time. The tuff is comprised of layers of ash and volcanic debris that have been compressed and solidified over millions of years. As the layers have been exposed to weathering and erosion, they have been sculpted into a variety of intricate shapes and patterns, including canyons, spires, and other unusual formations.

Visitors to the Wall Mountain Tuff can also learn about the geological history of the region, including the processes that led to the formation of this unique landscape. Whether you're a geology enthusiast or simply someone who appreciates natural beauty, the Wall Mountain Tuff is an excellent destination for anyone looking to experience the wonders of the Colorado National Monument. Get driving directions.

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Buried Stumps
Charlotte Hill
Consequences of Collecting
Early Dinosaurs
Earth Cools
Fascination With Fossils
FFB-Gateway to the Gold Belt Tour
Fierce Competition
Florissant Formation
Florissant Fossil Beds Visitor Center
Hornbek Homestead
Jawless fish
Kenosha Wildlife Viewing Observation Site
Land Plants
Land Vertebrates
Learning from Tree Rings
Life in the Forest
Life Zones
No Smoking, Sawmill and Hans Loop, VC and Parking Lot
Paleontology Today
Pioneers, Prospectors, and Paleontologists
Present Touches Past
Preserve and Protect
relatives near and far
Resource Protection Area
Revegetation Area/ Wall Mountain Tuff
The Big Four
The Big Stump
The Colorado Petrified Forest Lodge
The Role of Fire
Visitors Arrive
Walk Through Time
Wall Mountain Tuff

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Blue Mountain 21 8,079 ft
Goose Creek 10 7,701 ft
Platte River 10 6,333 ft
Mueller State Park 90 9,313 ft
Wildhorn 9 8,856 ft
Ouzel 13 6,285 ft
Osprey 13 6,217 ft
Trail Creek Numerous 7,844 ft
Green Mountain 6 7,615 ft
Lone Rock 20 6,410 ft
Springer Gulch 15 8,324 ft
Happy Meadows 8 7,879 ft
Wigwam 10 6,606 ft
Kelsey 17 8,035 ft
Grape Creek - Temple Canyon Park Numerous 6,160 ft
Buffalo 41 7,321 ft
Riverside 18 8,052 ft
Molly Gulch 15 7,490 ft

Nearby Streamflow Levels