• Lower Cliff Dwelling


    National Monument Arizona

Park Fun

Life in the Desert - Learn about some of the things that made life possible for the people who lived in the cliff dwellings.

Online Alphabet - print out the page and see how many of the words you can find, or click the link to view a video alphabet of Tonto National Monument.

Who Am I? - try to figure out what animal made the tracks.

Word Search - read the story and try to find the underlined words.

Did You Know?

old photo of the Lower Cliff Dwellings

The first known written record of the cliff dwellings at Tonto National Monument dates from 1880. Archeologist Adolph Bandelier visited the dwellings in 1883, and said they were some of the best preserved he had ever seen. More...