Storms can arise quickly. If there's lightning, take cover in a building or in your vehicle.
Watch where you walk - rocks are sharp, brittle, and unstable; cinders can be slippery underfoot. On either surface, a fall is an unpleasant experience.
This is dry country. Carry water with you and in your vehicle. Drink before you're thirsty.
Temperatures and sun exposure may be greater than you're used to. Slow down. Learn about survival in extreme heat.
Speed limits are reduced for the protection of pedestrians and wildlife. Please watch for both.
Did You Know?
The sites at Wupatki were first described by Lorenzo Sitgreaves during his expedition in 1851. Camping near Wupatki Pueblo, he recorded that the sites must have been the remains of a large town covering 8 or 9 miles, and that the pottery was thickly strewn over the ground.