• A storm gathers behind the pueblo at Tuzigoot

    Tuzigoot

    National Monument Arizona

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Plan Your Visit

Tuzigoot Ruins

Tuzigoot Pueblo

NPS Photo

Make the most of your visit.

Spend a few hours and discover the incredible legacy of an ancient people at Tuzigoot National Monument.

A self-guided, 1/3-mile loop trail leads you around and through an incredible 110 room pueblo. The trail also offers outstanding views of the Verde River and Tavasci Marsh.

Another 1/2 mile round trip trail takes you to a beautiful constructed overlook of Tavasci Marsh.

Ranger programs are offered daily at 10:30am (starting May 18th, 2014 programs will start at 10am due to heat considerations), but are subject to staffing. Dogs, on leashes no longer than 6 feet, are welcome on the park's trails. Pet owners must clean up after their animals.

Did You Know?

Scarlet macaws of Tuzigoot National Monument

At Tuzigoot National Monument scarlet macaws were found buried in stone lined pits under the floors. Extensive trade routes into modern-day Mexico brought these birds north to the Sinagua of Central Arizona.