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.
Weather at Tuzigoot National Monument can vary greatly with the time of year.
Summer days in central Arizona can be extremely hot. Temperatures range from 95°F (35°C) up to and exceeding 110°F (42°C). Nighttime temperatures can be much cooler, around 70°F (21°C). From late June through early August, heavy rains called monsoons are common in the afternoons.
Winter highs at the monument average around 55°F (13°C) but may be signficantly colder. Lows at night may be in the teens (-10°C). Snow is rare at Tuzigoot National Monument but does occasionally occur.
Always make sure to drink plenty of water while visiting. Park rangers recommend sunscreen in all weather conditions at all times of year.
Follow the link below for the National Weather Service's most up-to-date information and forecasts:
Did You Know?
The Sinagua who built the ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument incorporated very few doors. Instead they used trapdoor type openings in the roofs, and used ladders to enter each room. More...