Top 10 Weird Natural Sites in the USA

6: Meteor Crater, Arizona

Meteor Crater, Arizona
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Alan Stark

This is a fascinating and much-visited site that is located forty miles from Flagstaff in Arizona. It is said to have been created by a crashing meteor tens of thousands of years ago and is an amazing six hundred feet in depth. In addition it stretches one mile across, making it a fascinating site. You can go the crater's edge and enjoy viewing from the lookout points.

Address: Interstate 40 Exit 233, Winslow, AZ 86047

7: Death Valley, Eastern California

Death Valley, Eastern California
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Tom Babich

This attraction in Eastern California is fascinating, unusual, stunning, weird, and beautiful all at the same time. You will find the hottest points, driest points and lowest points in North America when you come here and you will also see many striking contrasts in terms of the landscape. The landscape here is harsh but is also breathtaking at the same time.

Address: Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Website: www.nps.gov

8: Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Margaret River

Part of a fascinating national park in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave is said to be both incredibly grand and unusually gloomy. It is the longest known cave system in the world, and over 400 miles of it have been explored. It is now a World Heritage Site and while humans have been known to have been exploring it for thousands of years, it remains a fascinating place to visit.

Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
Website: www.nps.gov

9: Redwood Forest, California

Redwood Forest, California
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/scrubhiker

Located in California, Redwood Forest is home to some of the world's largest trees making it a truly fascinating place to visit. You will be astounded by the height of some of the trees here, which will put you in mind of stories such as Enid Blyton's Faraway Tree series, where the top of the tree couldn't even be seen. Some trees reach over 370 feet in height.

Address: Highway 101, Orick, CA, Redwood National Park, CA 95555
Website: www.nps.gov

10: Natural Rock Face, Alaska

Natural Rock Face, Alaska
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As the name suggests, this unusual natural site is a naturally occurring face that has formed out of rocks. The best way to view it is to approach the rock by boat, and you can see the rock and the face with the Sumdum Glacier as the backdrop. You will then be able to see that the unusual formation looks just like a human neck and face.

Address: Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Petersburgh, Alaska

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