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“Wonderful Place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument
6400 N. Highway 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-679-2365
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Ranked #3 of 44 attractions in Flagstaff
Type: National Parks, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Volcanos
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Owner description: Explore this fascinating ancient pueblo, located near the San Francisco Peaks, which once housed almost 100 members of the Anasazi and Sinagua tribes.
Flagstaff, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Wonderful Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I love coming out to Wupatki National Monument. I am a Flagstaff local and come here at least once a year. Everytime we have out-of-towners in we take them here and they are very impressed. I try hard to make the complete loop and check out all of the ruins! If you love seeing history don't miss this!

Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Interesting ruins, educational”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Made a stop on our way through the area. Worth seeing the ruins--really well-preserved and educational too. Beautiful location.

Visited December 2012
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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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“An old settlement”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

It's worth a stop if you are on your way to lake Powell. Not much is there but if you use your imagination you can envision the way of life the Indians before us lived.

Visited May 2012
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Ridgecrest, California
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“Very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Easy drive from Flagstaff. Short informative hikes to the different ruins. The visitor center isn't much, but worth going to.

Visited December 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“Don't miss the blowhole!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This was great. The ruins are interesting and the way that the pueblos incorporate the rugged natural rock outcrop is really neat. Hike around the pueblos, but also be sure to walk all the way to the end of the path where there is a special surprise -- a natural blowhole! Sometimes air blows out, sometimes air is sucked in. Very cool! There is a plaque nearby explaining the hypothesis thought to cause this feature.

Visited December 2012
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