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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Utah. There are 4 in total.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry entrance.jpg October 1965 Cleveland 39°19′22″N 110°41′22″W / 39.32282°N 110.689509°W / 39.32282; -110.689509 (Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry) Emery federal/Bureau of Land Management An ancient predator trap that now contains over 15,000 Jurassic dinosaur fossils.
2 Joshua Tree Natural Area 1966 Washington federal/Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area The only Joshua tree forest in Utah and the northernmost stand of tree yuccas in the country.
3 Little Rockies 1975 Garfield federal/Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Exposures of intrusive plugs or stocks with associated sills, dikes and laccoliths, all of which were first studied, described and named there.
4 Neffs Canyon Caves 1977 Salt Lake federal/Wasatch National Forest An excellent example of a cave formed by the capture of a surface stream
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