Geologic Formations

Moenkopi sandstone and Wukoki Pueblo
Moenkopi sandstone and Wukoki Pueblo.

NPS photo by Dallas Larsen.

The geologic story of Wupatki is closely linked to that of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, located 18 miles to the south. Click here for an overview of both.

Cinders from the eruption of nearby Sunset Crater Volcano blanket parts of Wupatki National Monument. Click here to read the research report.

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Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone:

(928) 679-2365
Phones are answered during visitor center hours between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. MST. Phone service at Wupatki is affected by storms and strong winds and may be intermittent.

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