Directions

GPS Address

Tonto National Monument
26260 N AZ Hwy 188
Roosevelt, AZ 85545

Average Driving Time

Globe/ Miami- 30 minutes
Payson- 1 hour
Phoenix- 2 hours
Tucson- 3 hours
Flagstaff- 3 hours

Severe Weather

Winter snowstorms in the mountains may cause icy conditions. Heavy summer rains may cause flash floods throughout Arizona. Many routes pass through high elevations on windy roads with steep drop offs. Before traveling, it is recommended you check current driving conditions to Tonto National Monument.

 

Recommended Routes to Tonto National Monument

From Phoenix Metro Area via State Highway 87
Take 87 north toward Payson. Turn right on State Highway 188 heading southeast. Continue 39 miles to Tonto National Monument on the right. This way is closer for people traveling from Scottsdale or Fountain Hills.

From Phoenix Metro Area via State Highway 60
Take 60 east toward Globe. Turn left on State Highway 188 heading northwest. Continue 25 miles to Tonto National Monument on the left. This way is closer for people traveling from Mesa or Casa Grande.

From Tucson via State Highway 77
Take 77 north toward Globe. Turn left at the Highway 60 intersection toward Globe. After passing through Globe turn Right onto State Highway 188 heading northwest. Continue 25 miles to Tonto National Monument on the left.

From Flagstaff through Payson
Take Lake Mary Road for 55 miles to State Highway 87. Follow 87 south through Payson to State Highway 188. Turn left heading southeast. Follow 188 for 39 miles to Tonto National Monument on the right.

From Phoenix Metro Area via the Apache Trail
This road is very windy and long stretches are unpaved. Also called State Route 88, the road leaves from Apache Junction. It is 47 miles of very scenic narrow roads to State High 188. Turn right and follow for two miles to Tonto National Monument on the right. Allow at least 2 ½ hours for this drive. This route is not recommended for vehicles with trailers or with very low ground clearance.

 

Tonto National Monument

How to get to Tonto National Monument.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26260 N AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2
Roosevelt, AZ 85545

Phone:

(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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