Interpretive Programs

Summer 2018 - Daily Interpretive Programs As Staffing Allows

Great Interpretive Programs are offered at the Wupatki Visitor Center during the summer and peak holiday seasons. Call (928) 679-2365 to check schedules. Click here for our calendar of special events.

Ranger Program

Wupatki Pueblo Walks

Pueblo walks offer the chance to tour the 104 room Wupatki Pueblo with a Park Ranger. These walking tours introduce you to the Pueblo's incredible past, from the Ancestral Pueblo people who built it, to the early Park Rangers who lived in it.

Length 45 minutes
Difficulty Easy walk, Exposed to the sun
Location Wupatki Pueblo Trail
Topic History of Wupatki Pueblo

Rangers offer patio talks in the shade.

Ranger's Choice Patio Talk

These short interpretive programs take place under the shade awning at the Wupatki Visitor Center.

Length 20 minutes
Difficulty Easy, Shaded
Location Wupatki Visitor Center Back Patio
Topic Varies


October through April - Guided Ranger Hikes

Discovery Hikes
Guided Discovery Hikes take place on some Saturdays from November through March. Discover the archeological sites, rock art, geology, flora, and fauna that make Wupatki National Monument a beautiful place. Hikes last 2-3 miles on moderate terrain. Hikes leave from the visitor center at 12 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information and current hike schedules, click here.

Crack-in-Rock is a strenuous overnight back packing trip to a remote area of the monument. It is only offered a few times a year and requires advanced reservations. More . . .

Ranger presenting interpretive talk on mountaintop
Interpretive programs are presented each summer weekend at the top of the Snowbowl Sky Ride.
Programs in the nearby Flagstaff Area.
Join Park Rangers and volunteers on ranger guided talks and hikes in nearby National Park Service and Forest Service locations throughout the summer. Click here for more information and a complete schedule of events.

Last updated: May 19, 2018

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Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004


9286792365 or 9288561705

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