Outdoor Activities

Hiking Trails - (Please note there is no off trail unguided hiking within the monument.)

Wupatki Pueblo Trail: Located directly behind the Wupatki Visitor Center; Once a regional center for trade, this 104 room pueblo features a ball court and unique geologic blowhole.
Distance: 0.5 mile (0.8 km) round-trip
Time: 30 minutes (60 minutes if using the entire trail guide)
Difficulty: Easy, accessible up to the scenic overlook

Wukoki Pueblo Trail: Built on a sandstone outcrop, this pueblo is unique for its structure and location.
Distance: 0.2 mile (0.3 km) round-trip
Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy, first 0.1 mile (0.2 km), trail up to the base of the pueblo is accessible

Nalakihu and Citadel Pueblos: Walk up the hill past Nalakihu to Citadel Pueblo and enjoy 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape.
Distance: 0.2 mile (0.3 km) round-trip
Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy, trail to Nalakihu is accessible.

Lomaki & Box Canyon Pueblos: Built on the edge of a small canyon, the Box Canyon and Lomaki Pueblos unite the human and geologic story of the Wupatki Basin.
Distance: 0.5 mile (0.8 km) round-trip
Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy - not accessible

Off Trail Ranger Led hikes are available in the winter. Visit our Discovery Hike page for more information.

Last updated: August 26, 2020

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