The facilities and grounds of Tuzigoot National Monument are closed each year on December 25. Rangers will reopen the monument to welcome visitors at 8:00 a.m. MST on December 26.
Plan Your Visit
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, 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?
Tuzigoot is an Apache word meaning 'crooked water'. The ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument were named by an Apache member of the excavation crew, referring to nearby Pecks Lake.