Proposed for many years and finally created in December 2016, Bears Ears National Monument originally covered 1.35 million acres in southeast Utah, incorporating several existing preserves including Canyon Rims Recreation Area, Dark Canyon Primitive Area, Grand Gulch Primitive Area and the Abajo Mountain section of Manti-La Sal National Forest. The monument is named after a distinctive rock. PRICE HOTELS. The National 9 – Price River Inn is conveniently located off…