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Contact: Tonto National Monument Visitor Center, (928) 467-2241
Contact: Hilary Clark, (928) 467-2241Roosevelt, AZ - Tonto National Monument provides invaluable habitat for a variety of wildlife and a number of nocturnal creatures. Hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling with a park ranger and learn about the diverse nocturnal wildlife that call Tonto home. This event is free and open to the public. Activities for kids will be offered at 7:00 pm and the hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling will begin at 7:30 pm. The entry gate to the park will be closed at 7:30 pm, so please plan to arrive before that time. Bring a headlamp, water, and comfortable shoes for hiking.
Tonto National Monument protects two cliff dwellings built by the Salado people over 700 years ago. Established as a national monument in 1907 by President Teddy Roosevelt, the cliff dwellings were part of the early archaeological preservation movement in America. The Monument is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for December 25. Directions and additional information are available on the Monument's website, or you may call (928) 467-2241.
No camping is available at Tonto National Monument. The nearest camping is available at Windy Hill Campground in Tonto National Forest. For more information on camping visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/tonto/
For more information contact:
(928) 467-2241 and email@example.com