• Lower Cliff Dwelling

    Tonto

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Visitor Center is closed

    The Visitor Center and bookstore will be closed for several weeks for construction. A temporary Visitor Center will be set up in the parking lot. The trail to the Lower Cliff Dwelling will be open during this period. No entrance fees will be collected.

Online Alphabet

Print out this list and see how many of these words you can find in the website, or take a tour of the website and make up your own alphabet.

A – ARTIFACTS
B – BEAR
C – CENTIPEDE
D – DEER
E – EXCAVATION
F – FLOWERS
G – GILA MONSTER
H – HEDGEHOG CACTUS
I – INDIAN PAINTBRUSH
J – JAVELINA
K – KANGAROO RAT
L – LOWER CLIFF DWELLING
M – MOUNTAIN LION
N – NIGHT SNAKE
O – OCOTILLO
P – PALO VERDE
Q – QUAIL
R – RATTLESNAKE
S – SAGUARO
T – TARANTULA
U – UPPER CLIFF DWELLING
V – VELVET ANT
W – WOODRAT
X – XERISCAPE - this is the only "X" word we could think of. It means using only plants that don't require a lot of extra water. Can you think of any other words that start with X?
Y – YUCCA
Z – ZEBRATAIL LIZARD

Did You Know?

western diamondback rattlesnake

Tonto National Monument is home to at least 160 species of birds, 6 species of amphibians, 32 species of reptiles, 26 species of land mammals, and at least 14 species of bats. More...