Discover Wupatki

Discover Wupatki National Monument's archeological sites, petroglyphs, geology flora, and fauna through guided discovery hikes taking place on weekends only, and if you don't know what some of those terms mean, all the more reason to go!

red rock formations at Wupatki National Monument

These unique qualities make Wupatki a beautiful place and a must-have on your bucket list. Reserve your spot to find out why!

Guided hikes conclude during March, so lace up your boots, zip up your coat, and go experience a breathtaking adventure, literally.

DON'T FORGET to wear plenty of layers, bring at least 2 quarts of water, and you'll probably want to pack a few snacks. Hikes are typically 2-3 miles, on moderate terrain that is rocky and has some small hills, and are moderately difficult. Reserve you spot soon! Groups are limited to 12 people only. Call 928.679.2365 for more information.

About the Author

Whitney James

With a passion for telling stories about travel and the great outdoors, Whitney is all about creating adventure in our own backyards. Previously the managing editor of Outside Magazine’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, Whitney has also written for publications like REI, Adventure Journal, Huckberry, and beyond. She enjoys inspiring others to travel and shares her outdoor experiences from a relatable, everyday perspective. Based in Colorado and a self-described endorphin junkie, she enjoys pedaling her mountain bike both up and down local trails as well as getting even farther off the beaten path on horseback. Her favorite adventure to date was the time she visited seven national parks in seven days on an epic road trip from Colorado to Nevada, camping at each along the way.