• Wupatki Pueblo at sunset

    Wupatki

    National Monument Arizona

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August 23, 2014
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Celebrate the 98th Birthday of the National Park Service
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Celebrate the 98th Birthday of the National Park Service

August 21, 2014
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Superintendent Releases Updated Compendium
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Superintendent Announces New Compendium

March 08, 2014
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit

August 28, 2013
National Park Service Issues Decision to Construct New Trails at Sunset Crater Volcano National Park
Today, acting Regional Director Laura Joss signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the development of a new hiking trail system at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. This system will provide increased recreational experiences for monument visitors, address resource preservation concerns, and remedy ongoing maintenance needs.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Sunset Crater Volcano

The large pueblos preserved at Wupatki National Monument were constructed in the years following the eruption of nearby Sunset Crater, sometime between 1040 and 1100. Volcanic ash, deposited in thin layers, retained moisture and improved farming for an increased population at Wupatki.