The Visitor Center has a small museum with exhibits, a ranger-staffed front desk, a sales area, restrooms, and an 18-minute video program. These facilities are handicapped accessible.
Upstairs on the deck is a viewing platform and a large screen TV with an 18-minute program. This area is not handicapped accessible.
Did You Know?
Tonto National Monument is home to a crested saguaro. Botanists disagree as to why some saguaros grow in this unusual form. Some speculate that it is a genetic mutation. Others say it is the result of lightning or freeze damage. About one in 150,000 saguaros develop this unusual growth.