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Wupatki National Monument - Wupatki Pueblo
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2
N 35° 31.368 W 111° 22.320
12S E 466271 N 3931085
Quick Description: The Wupatki Pueblo Ruin in the Wupatki National Monument has a number of rooms, an outdoor meeting area, and an arena.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2006 6:30:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMN96
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 29

Long Description:
Less than 800 years ago, it was the tallest, largest, and perhaps the richest and most influential pueblo around. It was home to 85-100 people, and several thousand more lived within a day’s walk. And it was built in one of the lowest, warmest, and driest places on the Colorado Plateau. In the 1100s, was the landscape this densely populated.

As the new agricultural community spread, small scattered homes were replaced by a few large pueblos, each surrounded by many smaller pueblos and pithouses. Wupatki, Wukoki, Lomaki, and other masonry pueblos emerged from bedrock. Trade networks expanded, bringing exotic items like turquoise, shell jewelry, copper bells, and parrots. Wupatki flourished as a meeting place of different cultures. Then, by about 1250, the people moved on.
Park Name: Wupatki National Monument

Historic/Cultural Park: yes

Natural Park: yes

Recreation Area: no

Wildlife Refuge: no

Park Website: [Web Link]

Type of Listing: Major Park Feature

Fees in Local Currency: 5.00 (listed in local currency)

Dates of Access: From: 1/1/2006 To: 12/31/2006

Hours available: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Hiking: yes

Camping: no

Bicycling: no

Horseback Riding: no

Off-Roading: no

Swimming: no

Snorkling/Scuba: no

Boating: no

Rock Climbing: no

Fishing: no

Other Park Type not listed above: Not listed

Other Type Detail: Not listed

Other Activities: Not listed

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