• Wupatki Pueblo at sunset

    Wupatki

    National Monument Arizona

Crack-in-Rock Hike

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Hikers and staff explore remote areas of the park on the Crack in Rock overnight back packing trip.
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For a special ranger-guided backpacking experience, consider the Crack-in-the-Rock hike, offered on weekends in April and October. This trip explores fantastic rock art and pueblo architecture in an area not normally open to the public. Hikes are led by a Park Ranger and a subject matter expert.

This is a strenuous 16-mile cross country overnight trip, carrying a 30-40 pound pack. Each hike is limited to 12 people; minimum age is 10. Cost is $50.00 per person, and participants are selected through a lottery system.

Please call for more information: 928-679-2365

 

October 2014 Hike Season

We are currently taking names for the October 2014 Crack in Rock lottery.

For information on applying for a hike, please read our hike information.

To download a lottery application, please click here. Lottery applications will be accepted by mail or email until August 30th.

 
Crack in Rock Walk
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Did You Know?

photo of fairy shrimp

Arizona has more fairy shrimp than any other state except California. Three species of fairy shrimp, a single tadpole shrimp species, and a single clam shrimp species are found in the ephemeral pools and prehistoric impoundments at Wupatki National Monument.