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.
Who Am I
Many people think that animals cannot survive in a desert. This is not true - Tonto National Monument has at least 6 species of amphibians, 32 species of reptiles, 26 species of land mammals, and over a dozen species of bats.
All the tracks pictured are from animals you might see here. Read the information, guess who made the tracks, then click on the link to see if you are right.
Did You Know?
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...