Tuzigoot
National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument (Yavapai: ʼHaktlakva, Western Apache: Tú Digiz) preserves a 2- to 3-story pueblo ruin on the summit of a limestone and sandstone ridge just east of Clarkdale, Arizona, 120 feet (36 m) above the Verde River floodplain. The Tuzigoot Site is an elongated complex of stone masonry rooms that were built along the spine of a natural outcrop in the Verde Valley. The central rooms stand higher than the others and they appear to have served public functions. The pueblo has 110 rooms. The National Park Service currently administers 58 acres (23 ha), within an authorized boundary of 834 acres (338 ha). Tuzigoot is Apache for "crooked water," from nearby Pecks Lake, a cutoff meander of the Verde River. Historically, the pueblo was built by the Sinagua people between 1125 and…
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The Tuzigoot Ruins are located in the Tuzigoot National Monument near Clarkdale …
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The Tavasci Marsh Overlook trail is located in the Tuzigoot (TOO-zee-goot) Natio…
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Tuzigoot National Monument, near Clarkdale and Cottonwood in central Arizona - r…
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Though relatively short, the Tuzigoot Ruins Trail provides an incredible look in…
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