Bird Walk at Tonto National Monument

Roosevelt, AZ – Join an experienced bird guide to learn about both migrating and local bird species found at Tonto National Monument. Acquire tips and tricks for identifying birds and gain an appreciation for species found in the Sonoran desert, including the Gila Woodpecker and the Turkey Vulture.
Ranger-led bird walks will be held on the following dates beginning at 9:00 a.m.

  • Thursday, February 23
  • Thursday, March 9
  • Thursday, March 16
  • Thursday, April 6

Bird walks will begin at the Tonto National Monument Visitor Center. Park admission is $10 per person unless visitors have an Interagency Annual, Military, Senior, 4th Grader, or Access Pass. There is no additional cost to attend the bird walks and reservations are not required. Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore the Lower Cliff Dwelling after the program.

Bring dependable hiking shoes, binoculars, a water bottle, and your favorite field guides. All experience levels are welcome to attend.

For more information contact: (928)467-2241 and [email protected] or visit:


Tonto National Monument invites the public to participate in the National Audubon Society’s 123rd Annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Visitors will help with the identification and counting of bird species found at Tonto National Monument. All levels of birding experience are encouraged, and this drop-in event is free and open to the public.

Bird identification guides and data recording materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars.

The Christmas Bird Count is the nation’s longest running community science bird project, and the data is used to study long-term health and status of bird populations across North America. This project helps Tonto National Monument by providing an updated species inventory.