Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail

Tuzigoot National Monument
Located 3.7 miles from Cottonwood, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
427 Steps 1  (0.2 mi)

The Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail is a short, self guided trail that takes you through the 110 room stone pueblo that was built by the ancient Sinagua from 1125 AD to 1450 AD. The ruins stand 120 feet above the Verde River, with views of the Tavasci Marsh and surrounding mountains.

Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail


The Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,432 ft (1,046 m), a minimum elevation of 3,393 ft (1,034 m), and an elevation range of 39 ft (12 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
4270.2 mi3,393 ft3,432 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
6 min3.340 ft14 ft
[ B to A ]
5 min1.214 ft40 ft

What is the length of the Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) or 427 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 6 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 5 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Tuzigoot National Monument topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Perkinsville, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Sycamore Basin, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Loy Butte, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Munds Draw, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Clarkdale, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Page Springs, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Hickey Mountain, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Cottonwood, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Cornville, AZ

Is there a Tuzigoot Pueblo trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Tuzigoot Pueblo Trail is located on the Clarkdale topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.