Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month

Kaibab House Pueblo in Wupatki Back country
In Arizona the month of March is all about archeology. There are events around the state all month long, sponsored by the State Historic Preservation Office, Arizona State Parks, and the Governor's Archaeology Advisory Commission.

As units of the National Park Service, the Flagstaff Area National Monuments are happy to join the fun. Here are this year's events at Sunset Crater Volcano, Wupatki, and Walnut Canyon National Monuments.
 

Flagstaff Area National Monuments
Listing of Events for 2019

Wupatki Ancestral Puebloan Discovery Hike

March 23, 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm. Kaibab House Discovery Hike - Join a ranger and archeologist for an educational hike into the Wupatki back country. Walk through desert scrub and grasslands to ancient pueblos and petroglyph sites. This program is suitable for children and families; not wheelchair accessible. Hiking boots, snacks, hats, and sun screen are recommended. Meet at the Citadel Pueblo. Reservations required, limit 12. Call 928-679-2365 to reserve your place.

Sunset Crater Volcano Historic Archaeology Discovery Hike

March 23, 2019, 1:00pm - 4:00 p.m. Come learn about several Apollo astronaut training sites in northern Arizona, how the Sunset Crater Volcano site provided unique opportunities to train and the various types of training astronauts accomplished. This program is suitable for children and families; not wheelchair accessible. Hiking boots, snacks, hats, and sun screen are recommended. 3.5 miles round trip. Hikers will experience a 150 foot elevation gain during the hike along a dirt forest road and 1/2 mile off-trail to the site. Reservations required, limit 12. Call 928-526-1157 x233 to reserve your place.



Check out the full calendar of events throughout Arizona at https://azstateparks.com/archy

Last updated: March 2, 2019

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