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Tonto National Monument / [written by Kay Threlkeld]

Kay Threlkeld

Tonto National Monument / [written by Kay Threlkeld]

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in [Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cliff-dwellings -- Arizona,
  • Tonto National Monument (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

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    ContributionsSouthwest Parks and Monuments Association
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[14 p.] :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17920057M


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Tonto National Monument / [written by Kay Threlkeld] by Kay Threlkeld Download PDF EPUB FB2

The parkstore carries a variety of books, videos, games, and souvenirs to help you learn more about Tonto National Monument and remember your visit. WNPA operates bookstores and develops publications and products in support of the educational and research programs of the National Park Service.

Sincemore than $50 million has been donated. On DecemTonto National Monument celebrated its th Anniversary. Throughout its history, Tonto has been profoundly affected by the national movements in reclamation, conservation, and commemorate this history, the book At the Confluence of Change: A History of Tonto National Monument was written.

Visitation in. Tonto National Monument showcases two Salado-style cliff dwellings. Colorful pottery, woven cotton cloth, and other artifacts tell a story of people living and using resources from the northern Sonoran Desert from to CE.

Book an Upper Cliff Dwelling Tour. Find out how to reserve a spot on the Upper Cliff Dwelling Tour. The tour is Tonto National Monument is open to the public from a.m.

to p.m. The Superintendent may establish extended or reduced hours of operation in response to seasonal needs. General Public Access: The Monument is closed to the public on December 25th.

In order to protect the fragile cultural resources of the Monument, the Upper Cliff. Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt: Address, Phone Number, Tonto National Monument Reviews: //5().

Archaeologists found Clovis spear points and artifacts near Tonto National Monument in the Tonto Basin. Those spear points years old, while the ruins are perhaps years old.

Tonto National Monument is a National Monument in the Superstition Mountains, in Gila County of central area lies on the northeastern edge of the Sonoran Desert ecoregion, an arid habitat with annual rainfall of about 16 inches ( mm) here.

The Salt River runs through this area, providing a rare, year-round source of water. Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids Discover delightful children's books with Amazon Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new Amazon Book Box Prime customers receive 15% off your first box.

Learn s: 6. Tonto National Monument provides a place to explore and Tonto National Monument / [written by Kay Threlkeld] book about a unique part of America's heritage. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed December 25). For more information visit the Hours & Seasons page.

For information on getting to Tonto National Monument. Tonto Creek is a mile-long ( km) stream located in the Mogollon Rim area of the state of Arizona on the north edge of the Tonto National Forest Yavapai Wars (1, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.

Cliff dwellings in the Tonto National Monument of Arizona are two stories high and contain over twenty rooms. The were constructed over years ago by the Salado people. Your journey begins at the visitor center where you can peruse the book store, get.

Complete information about Tonto National Monument in (near) Roosevelt, Arizona. Threlkeld, Kay Tonto National Monument. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association: Tucson, AZ. Thybony, Scott Walnut Canyon National Monument. Second edition, edited by T. Priehs and Laura Symms-Wallace. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association: Tucson, AZ.

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Central Arizona Salinity Study, Phase 1 Report. Tonto National Monument protects two well-preserved prehistoric cliff dwellings and diverse artifacts.

Located within the Tonto Basin of the Upper Sonoran Desert, this National Park Service site provides opportunities to experience a thriving culture deeply rooted in its natural setting, while encouraging our own connections to our environment.

Tonto National Monument Archeological District (80 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Tonto National Monument Archeological District is a historic district containing archeological sites within Tonto National Monument in Arizona.

It was. The Tonto National Forest (which surrounds Tonto National Monument) had an archeologist there who does experimental archeology of some sort (and I'm now blanking on exactly what it was so it couldn't have been too exciting) and some local hiking club or birdwatching group had a booth pushing other parks and trails in the area.

Copies of his photos were later donated to Tonto National Monument by his grandson, Scott Wood. For over 40 years, Scott was the archaeologist for Tonto National Forest.

He just retired in Following is an interview conducted by Tonto National Monument's intern, Dani Herzner. Before arriving at the next week’s camping location, I dropped into Tonto National Monument (my 62nd National Park) which houses two Salado-style cliff dwellings from years ago. It took a half-mile paved hike up the side if the hillside before getting the dwelling but once there the cool air inside offered some relief.

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt, AZ. K likes. Situated within rugged terrain in the northeastern part of the Sonoran Desert, these well-preserved cliff dwellings were occupied during the 13th.

The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Tonto National Monument is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working with the federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID) situation.

When is the monument open. Every day except Christmas Day, from a.m. to p.m. The Lower Cliff Dwelling trail closes to uphill travel at p.m. most of the year. June, July, and August the trail closes at 12 noon.

What are your fees. Our entrance fees are $10 per adult. Children under the age of 16 are admitted free of charge. The Tonto National Monument is a National Monument in the Superstition Mountains, right in the heart of Gila County (central Arizona).

Seven hundred years ago, the Tonto National Monument blended Native American cultures. You can see pottery, artifacts and more, from the northern Sonoran Desert dated from – AD.

Discover Tonto National Monument Upper Cliff Dwelling in Roosevelt, Arizona: This room dwelling tucked within a cliff was built by the basin's prehistoric residents. Tonto National Monument showcases two Salado-style cliff dwellings. Colorful pottery, woven cotton cloth, and other artifacts tell a story of people living and using resources from the northern Sonoran Desert from to CE.

Entrance Fees. Vehicles include RV's and vehicle towed by RV. If arriving with a tour or bus/public transportation. Tonto Cliff Dwellings Guide: Tonto National Monument, Arizona: 11th Edition, Revised, by United States. National Park Service and Southwest Parks and Monuments Association (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Tuzigoot National Monument (Ariz.) -- Problems and exercises -- Juvenile literature.

Junior Park Ranger Program: Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot. Tonto National Monument has several trails available for hiking. Wear sturdy walking shoes, a hat, and sunscreen, and be sure to drink plenty of water while hiking. The paved 1/2-mile Lower Cliff Dwelling trail ascends vertical feet to the dwelling, and is considered moderately strenuous; allow about an hour for the round-trip walk.

Tonto National Monument strives to preserve the night sky as a resource. Clear nights create opportunities to view constellations, meteor showers, the Milky Way, planets, and other stellar objects.

By reducing artificial light emitted from the park, Tonto National Monument provides a more pristine experience for visitors to be able to view the.

The Tonto National Monument off the Beeline Hwy. is also a dramatic cliff dwelling. Cowboy and Rancher History The Pinnacle Peak area also is known as Reata Pass and more recently Troon and Troon North all names are pretty much interchangeable for the area.

Tonto National Monument Resumen Ubicadas en el Monumento Nacional Tonto, un terreno abrupto en el nordeste del desierto de Sonora, estas viviendas primitivas, tan bien preservadas, estuvieron ocupadas durante los siglos XIII y XIV y comienzos del siglo XV.

Tonto National Monument N Az Hwy #2 Roosevelt, AZ By Phone Visitor Information () By Fax () By E-Mail. An Introduction to the Cultural History of Tonto National Monument An Introduction to the Cultural History of Tonto National Monument.

Tonto National Monument was established in by President Theodore Roosevelt to preserve the natural and cultural history of two Salado cliff dwellings. The National Monument is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest, which includes low plains, desert scrubland, and alpine pine forests.

The most striking feature is Roosevelt Lake, an artificial lake created by the construction of Roosevelt Dam across the Salt River.

The National Monument is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest, which. Parke ang Tonto National Monument sa Tinipong Bansa. Ang Tonto National Monument nahimutang sa kondado sa Gila County ug estado sa Arizona, sa habagatang bahin sa nasod, 3, km sa kasadpan sa ulohang dakbayan Washington, D.C. metros ibabaw sa dagat kahaboga ang nahimutangan sa Tonto National Monument.

Ang yuta palibot sa Tonto National Monument kay kabungtoran sa. English: Tonto National Monument — located in Gila County, central Arizona. Featuring cliff dwellings of the Salado culture (13th−15th centuries).

Subcategories. Tonto National Monument: A Personal Perspective A white woman from the northeast takes her first step into a land that is not her own. So use to the lush green valleys, evergreen forests, abundant lakes and rivers, and cooler climates that occupy her homeland, her initial perception of the west is that of an alien world trifled with heat and.

To get there: Drive 17 miles south of Payson on Highway 87 to State Highway ; turn left on (southeast) and drive 39 miles to Tonto National Monument. The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5. Tonto National Monument: Arizona: Tule Lake National Monument: California: Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Nevada: Tuzigoot National Monument: Arizona: Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument: U.S.

Virgin Islands: Waco Mammoth National Monument Texas: Walnut Canyon National Monument: Arizona: Wupatki National Monument. Tonto National Monument. Title Date; Tonto National Monument Archeologists Preserving Unique Cultures by Ryan Ware on In Archeology & Collections, Exclude: /02/ National Center for Preservation Technology and Training University Parkway Natchitoches, LA Email: ncptt[at] Phone: () Fax: () - Explore Carrol Kay's board "Travel - Arizona" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Arizona, Travel, Arizona travel pins. The Tonto National Monument has dwellings of Native Americans that lived there hundreds of years ago. I loved hiking the trail to the upper cliff dwellings and I would recommend this one over the other if you can.

The difference is these are two different dwellings and this one has been more preserved because it has less foot traffic and is. This medallion features imagery inspired by Tonto National Monument. Each is hand made by a master engraver, and comes with brads for solid attachment to a hiking staff.

Official Hiking Staff Medallion-Approved by the National Park Service for Tonto National Monument.Tonto National Monument: see National Parks and Monuments (table).

Source for information on Tonto National Monument: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary.We finished our Apache Trail adventure at the cliffside dwellings of Tonto National Monument. This well preserved Salado ruin was built around AD within well-protected natural caves overlooking the Tonto Basin.

From the visitor parking lot and along the trail up the hill to the ruins, sweeping vistas of Roosevelt Lake are seen.