House on Fire Ruins

During our journey to Natural Bridges National Monument, we stumbled upon the hidden gem of House on Fire -a Native American ruins site that we discovered with the help of a fellow traveler we met at Arches National Park. After arriving at the trailhead for The House on Fire Ruins in Mule Canyon and signing in at the kiosk we began trekking through a stream bed. It was an easy hike of a little over a mile and was beautiful. House on Fire Ruins photos will be a stunning addition to your collection.

The trail wasn’t marked, you just had to keep your eyes open and scan the canyon walls as you went. The House on Fire ruins was on the right side as you made your way down the stream bed. We arrived at the ruins just in time to capture the stunning fire effect created by the morning light reflecting off the canyon walls. You can hike farther up the canyon to view more ruins. This was truly an unforgettable experience that we can’t wait to share with you

Nestled near Natural Bridges National Monument, the House on Fire Ruins stands as a testament to the ancient civilizations that once thrived in the area. This ancestral Puebloan site is aptly named for the visual illusion that occurs when sunlight hits the sandstone cliffs. It creates a spectacle resembling flames on the ceiling. The ruins, built into the alcove of a cliff, have withstood centuries of desert winds and erosion. The centuries-old construction, with its charred ceiling and timeworn walls, transports visitors to a different era. As sunlight changes the House on Fire Ruins in Mule Canyon t stands out in the ancient landscape making the House on Fire Ruins photos stunning.

Lorna at the House on Fire

hiker, sitting on a ledge in front of the house on fire ruin
Sunlight makes the cliff above the ruins, look like it's on fire
Close-up of the orange colored cliff walls above the Indian ruins

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