The National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 tasked the National Park Service to prepare General Management Plans for all national park units. The purpose of the General Management Plan is:
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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...