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Tuzigoot National Monument

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Resources

DesertUSA Trading Post

Arizona's Stoneman Lake

Jerome, Arizona: The Town with the Billion Dollar View

Verde Canyon Railroad: A Train for All Seasons

Montezuma's Well: A Living Desert Oasis


Cities & Towns

Clarkdale, Arizona: 1 mile south.

Cottonwood, Arizona: 3 miles south.

Jerome, Arizona: 9 miles southwest.

Flagstaff, Arizona: 65 miles north.

Phoenix, Arizona: 97 miles south.

Sedona, Arizona: 20 miles east.

Camp Verde, Arizona: 15 miles south.

Prescott, Arizona: 40 miles southwest.

Parks & Monuments

Montezuma Well National Monument: 25 miles east.

Wupatki National Monument: 97 miles north.

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument: 82 miles north.

Walnut Canyon National Monument: 62 miles north.

Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim): 143 miles northwest.

Grand Canyon National Park (North Rim): 189 miles northwest.

Petrified Forest National Park: 130 miles east.

Red Rock State Park: 24 miles north.

Slide Rock State Park: 31 miles north.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park: 3 miles east.

Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Beaver Creek Recreation Area: 15 miles north.

Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area: 10 miles north.

Mingus Mountain Recreation Area: 20 miles west.

Oak Creek Canyon Natural Area: 30 miles north.

Historic & Points of Interest

Montezuma's Well: 6 miles north.

Jerome State Historic Park (Jerome)

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff)

Riordan State Historic Park (Flagstaff)

Fort Verde State Historical Park (Camp Verde)

Homolvi Ruins State Park (Winslow)

The Bead Museum (Prescott)

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