• A storm gathers behind the pueblo at Tuzigoot

    Tuzigoot

    National Monument Arizona

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Tuzigoot National Monument is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

  • Military Kids' Podcasts Meld History, Technology and the Great Outdoors

    OMK youth grinds corn before making a digital story

    On a recent Saturday military kids spent the day learning about the Sinaguan culture that lived at Tuzigoot NM. This is a new partnership between the NPS and Arizona Operation: Military Kids-University of Arizona Cooperative Extension. The youth made digital stories sharing their views of the prehistoric site. They came up with amazing videos - in just one day! Watch to see how the life skills these military kids use every day are the same ones the Sinagua used long ago. Read more

Did You Know?

Excavation of Tuzigoot National Monument

The ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument were excavated between 1933 and 1934 as part of the New Deal. Uncovering and reconstructing the 110-room pueblo gave out-of-work copper miners new skills.