• Lower Cliff Dwelling


    National Monument Arizona

Things To Do

night tour to the Lower Cliff Dwelling

night tour of the Lower Cliff Dwelling

NPS Photo

30-minute visit:

Watch our 18-minute orientation video, view the Lower Cliff Dwelling from the deck, and visit the museum.

60-minute visit:

Watch the video, visit the museum, and hike the 1/2-mile Lower Cliff Dwelling trail.

Have a picnic in our picnic area.

More time and plan ahead:

If the Upper Cliff Dwelling trail is open (November - April), make a reservation for the 3-mile round trip hike.

There may be special activities scheduled, such as photo walks, off-site hikes, and living history demonstrations. Check our news releases or call 928) 467-2241 for more information.

Did You Know?


The inhabitants of the area in and around Tonto National Monument created beautiful pottery and textiles. Many of the artifacts found here are on display in the museum.