• Lower Cliff Dwelling


    National Monument Arizona

Multimedia Presentations

Tonto Polychrome bowl

Tonto Polychrome bowl

NPS Photo

Experience the monument with audio and video. It's the next best thing to visiting in person!

Tonto National Monument Virtual Museum

whitetailed deer

white-tail doe

NPS Photo

Seasons of the Sonoran Desert






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...