Wupatki National Monument


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National Parks
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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Wupatki 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Wupatki National Monument

Address:Flagstaff Area National Monuments
6400 N Hwy 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone:928-679-2365
Fax:928-679-2349
Web: www.nps.gov/wupa/
Size: 35,422 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on December 9, 1924.
Location:From Flagstaff, Arizona, take US 89 north for 12 miles and turn right at sign for Sunset Crater Volcano - Wupatki National Monuments. Visitor center is 21 miles from this junction.
Facilities:Picnic area, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, auto touring, self-guided tour, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Ruins of red sandstone pueblos built by farming Ancestral Puebloan People between 1120 and 1250 are preserved here.

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The camping trip is being replaced by what might be called the "tourism quickie." Robert Trotter, a professor of anthropology at Northern Arizona University, did a study a while back on visits to Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.
Golden Eaglets at Wupatki--The National Park Service has issued a proposed rule on the collection of golden eaglets for ceremonial purposes by the Hopi Tribe in Wupatki National Monument (see News, March/April 2000).
WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT. The monument's five pueblos date back to the 12th century; its scenic drive gives views of the San Francisco Peaks and Painted Desert.
After reading "Hopis Petition for Eaglet Capture," I find myself in moral confusion concerning the Hopi request to capture and kill golden eaglets in Wupatki National Monument.