Quintessential Arizona

The Salado Phenomena, 700 years ago, blended ideas of neighboring Native American cultures to emerge a unique and vibrant society. Tonto National Monument showcases two Salado-style cliff dwellings. Colorful pottery, woven cotton cloth, and other artifacts tell a story of people living and using resources from the northern Sonoran Desert from 1250 to 1450 CE.

People visiting the Lower Cliff Dwelling

New Summer Hours

Tonto will reduce summer hours to the Lower Cliff Dwelling from 8am to 1pm starting June 1st.

Visitor center with a cliff dwelling above

Planning Your Visit to Tonto?

Find out more how to visit Tonto National Monument. Discover how to hike to the Upper or Lower Cliff Dwellings. See the new museum exhibit.

Tonto Basin

Upcoming Events

View our upcoming special events!

Ranger leading tour group up to a cliff dwelling

Booking an Upper Cliff Dwelling Tour

Find out how to reserve a spot on the Upper Cliff Dwelling Tour. It is 3 to 4 hours long and offered November to April.

cliff dwelling

Culture and Nature of Tonto NM

Learn more about the cliff dwellings and surrounding area. How does the desert landscape effect both natural and human life?

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26260 N AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2
Roosevelt, AZ 85545

Phone:

(928) 467-2241

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