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  • Tonto National Monument Reduces Hours to Hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling

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    June 02, 2021
     
     
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    U.S. Department of the Interior

      Tonto National Monument
    26260 N. AZ Hwy. 188, Lot 2
    Roosevelt, AZ 85545
    928-467-2241 phone
    www.nps.gov/tont
    Tonto National Monument News Release

    Release date: Immediate
    Contact: Megan Parde
    Phone number: (928) 467-2241 ext 401
    Email: megan_parde@nps.gov
    Date: June 1, 2021
     

    Tonto National Monument Reduces Hours to Hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling


    Roosevelt, AZ – In order to mitigate heat-related incidents and promote visitor safety, Tonto National Monument will enter into annual summer hours to hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling. Starting June 1, 2021 and ending August 31, 2021 hiking hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon). Visitors who wish to hike to the Lower Cliff Dwelling need to begin their hike before 12:00 p.m.
     
    No fees will be charged after 12:00 p.m. and Interagency Passes will not be available. As an alternative, visitors can hike the Cactus Patch Trail loop to discover unique plants of the Sonoran Desert and enjoy scenic views of the Lower Cliff Dwelling. The Visitor Center will remain open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. featuring an engaging 20-minute film about the Salado and opportunities to find items to remember your visit in the Western National Parks Association Park Store.
     
     

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