Plan A Field Trip

Ranger leading field trip at Lower Cliff Dwelling
Ranger led field trip at the Lower Cliff Dwelling

NPS Photo

For the highest quality learning experience for your students, please book a field trip between October and April.

4th Grade: People of the Past
Students will be introduced to the legacy and culture of the Salado People in fourteenth century Tonto Basin. Students will also learn how archaeology helps us add to our understanding of the past. (3.5 hour field trip)
Optional Activity: Corn Grinding Activity (30 mins)
Field Trip Itinerary & Arizona Common Core Standards Addressed

5th/ 6th/ 7th/ 8th Grade: Protecting Our Nation's Land
Students will become aware of the Antiquities Act of 1906 and the National Park Service Organic Act (1916). Students will then analyze the historic and scientific value of Tonto National Monument and other National Park Service Units. (3 hour field trip)

6th/ 7th/ 8th Grade: Measuring Up
Students will explore and collect data in two different ecosystems. Students will then analyze and describe how the ecosystems are different from one another and how they work together to sustain life. (3.5 hour field trip)
Field Trip Itinerary & Arizona Common Core Standards Addressed (Coming Soon)

All Other Grades:
We offer customized programs for all other grades who visit Tonto National Monument. Please contact us to design your field trip program!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26260 N AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2
Roosevelt, AZ 85545


(928) 467-2241
Please call if you have any question on Tonto National Monument or the cliff dwellings. Call to check availability and book a guided tour for the Upper Cliff Dwelling (November through April).

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