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.
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
Did You Know?
One of the earliest known cotton farming communities, dating from approximately AD 100 - 600, is located near Tonto National Monument.