Tonto National Monument's unique and varied resources have attracted scientists for many years. Much of what we know about the monument's archeological, biological and physical resources has been learned through past research. Yet, much still remains to be discovered. Click on the links for more information.
The National Park Service partnered with Northern Arizona University to produce a series of overviews and fact sheets on Tonto National Monument. Click on the links to view these PDF documents.Environment of the Tonto Basin
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Four different varieties of skunk have been seen at Tonto National Monument - the hooded, hog-nosed, striped, and spotted. They may look different, but they all smell the same! More...