Tonto National Monument


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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Tonto National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Tonto National Monument

Address:HC02 Box 4602
Roosevelt, AZ 85545

Phone:928-467-2241
Fax:928-467-2225
Web: www.nps.gov/tont/
Size: 1,120 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on December 19, 1907; transferred from Forest Service on August 10, 1933.
Location:110 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona, and 4 miles east of Roosevelt Dam. Accessible via AZ 88/188 west from Globe, AZ 188 east from AZ 87 (Beeline Hwy.), or AZ 88 (Apache Trail) beginning at Apache Junction.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, ranger-led tours.
Special Features:These well-preserved cliff dwellings were occupied during the 13th, 14th, and early 15th centuries by the Salado Culture who farmed the Salt River Basin.

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TABLE 1--Total number and percentage of lagomorphs in the diet of adult Crotalus atrox at Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot, and Tonto national monuments, Arizona.
At Montezuma Castle unit, Montezuma Well unit, and Tonto National Monument during 2002 and 2003, and Tuzigioot National Monument in 2003, we randomly selected three points in each vegetational association (i.
We set mist-nets at Montezuma Castle unit, Montezuma Well Unit, Tonto National Monument, and Tuzigoot National Monument (i.
Overall activity (passes/min) at Tonto National Monument differed across vegetational associations ([F.
We captured one additional species at Montezuma Castle unit, one at Montezuma Well Unit, and three at Tonto National Monument that were not documented by acoustic monitoring at mist-nets or in vegetational associations.
At Montezuma Castle Unit and Tonto National Monument, we did not detect Townsend's big-eared bats using acoustic monitoring; however, these bats were captured during mist-netting at both sites.
At Montezuma Castle Unit and Montezuma Well Unit, we set nets in areas we could navigate safely, and the only permanent source of water at Tonto National Monument was a small spring lined by dense riparian vegetation that limited mist-netting opportunities.