NPS photo by Al Remley
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.
This is a strenuous 16-mile cross country overnight trip, carrying a 30-40 pound pack. Each hike is limited to 13 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
Did You Know?
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.