Wupatki National Monument

The Wupatki National Monument protects the Wupatki and Wukoki Pueblos and the surrounding area. These Pueblos were built by the Sinagua from around 1130 A.D. to 1250 A.D.

*When visiting Native American archeological sights, it is very important to stay on designated walkways and to leave the sites as you found them.*

Wupatki Pueblo

The Wupatki Pueblo is a massive, 100 room apartment like structure.

Wukoki Pueblo

The Wukoki Pueblo is a much smaller structure that visitors can walk through.

Wukoki Pueblo
Wukoki Pueblo
view from Wukoki Pueblo

The area is absolutely beautiful, even if there is very little water to live off on.

The Wupatki National Monument is located about an hour North of Flagstaff, Arizona. Other sites of significance in the area are Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut Canyon National Monuments, Humphrey’s Peak (highest point in the state), and Grand Canyon National Park.