Allow 2 hours to see five prehistoric pueblos; or, at least 30 minutes to visit the largest - Wupatki Pueblo, located behind the Visitor Center.
Wupatki Pueblo Trail, located at the Visitor Center, is a self-guided tour of the largest pueblo in the park. Don't miss the blowhole, a fascinating geologic feature. The trail is less than 1/2 mile (.8km) round trip.
Lomaki Pueblo Trail is a 1/2 (.8km) easy walk with access toseveral pueblos. Wukoki, Citadel, and Nalakihu Pueblos are accessible by short (.2 mile, .4 km) trails.
Doney Mountain Trail ascends from the picnic area to the top of the cinder cone (.5 mile, .8km) for spectacular views of the surrounding area.
Hiking is restricted to established trails only. The backcountry of Wupatki is closed to hiking to protect fragile archeological sites. Pets are allowed only in parking lots.