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Tuzigoot and Verde Valley Archaeology  

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March 27, 2020

Reserve by Mar., 16.

Drive over Mingus Mountain with a short stop in Jerome before traveling into the Verde Valley to explore the prehistoric ruins at Tuzigoot (Apache for “Crooked Water”) National Monument. A tour of the Visitor’s Center and short hike through the 110-room pueblo with views of the Verde River and Tavasci Marsh will give you a picture of life in this ancient pueblo inhabited by the Sinagua culture. Enjoy lunch at Montezuma Well, a unique geological feature that supported prehistoric settlement, and a walk below the dwellings at Montezuma Castle. End the afternoon at the Verde Valley Archaeology Center in Camp Verde with a guided tour. Short hikes up to one-half mile. Activity Rating: 2.

Instructor: Ferris Thompson

$159 per person - Tuition includes transportation, box lunch, park entrance fees and field instruction. Departs 8AM from Prescott campus.

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