Arizona National Parks


Canyon de Chelly NM
Park brochure for Canyon de Chelly NM
Park Map
Synopsis: Protects villiage dating from 350. (note: pronounced Canyon de Shay)
Stamp Location: Visitor center located on SR 7, east of Chinle and US 191.
Park stamp for Canyon de Chelly
Casa Grande Ruins NM
Park brochure for Casa Grande Ruins NM Synopsis: The nation’s first archeological preserve protects one of the largest prehistoric structures in North America.
Stamp Location: Visitor center is located off SR 87/287 in Coolidge.
Park stamp for Casa Grande Ruins NM
Chiricahua NM
Park brochure for Chiricahua NM
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Synopsis: Geological park of odd rock formations. Countless rocks stand upright amists the cool mountains in an otherwise hot desert region. Wildlife from Mexico mixes with more northern species here.
Stamp Location: Visitor center located several miles into the park off SR 186 (follow signs) east of Wilcox.
Park stamp for Chiricahua NM
Coronado NM
Park brochure for Coronado NM
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Synopsis: Park commemorate the place where the first major European expedition entered the present day U.S.
Stamp Location: Visitor center is centrally located within the monument. To get there, follow SR 92 south of Sierra Vista and take S. Coronado Mem. Blvd which will lead you to the canyon where the monument lies (21 miles).
Park stamp for Coronado NM
Fort Bowie NHS
Park brochure for Fort Bowie NHS
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Synopsis: Site comemorates the location of the former Army base where Cochise surrendered. All that remains are foundations of buildings and a ranger station.
Stamp Location: Ranger station located at the actual site. To get to the actual site you must hike a 1.5 mile trail across the desert and up the ridge to Apache Pass where the site is. The trailhead is located on Apache Pass Rd (unpaved), 12 miles from I-10 and Bowie or 6 miles from SR 186 to the south. If you can not do the hike and are in a wheel chair and need assistance, call 520.847.2500 for a car to take you an alternative route in. Brochures are also only available at the site. Bring plenty of water for the hike.
Park stamp for Fort Bowie NHS
Glen Canyon NRA
Park brochure for Glen Canyon NRA
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Synopsis: Scenic water and backcountry area of southern Utah that helped give rise to the modern environmental movement.
Stamp Location: Visitor centers include the Carl Hayden VC just west of Page US 89 and the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center outside of Marble Canyon on US 89 Alt. See also Utah for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Glen Canyon NRA
Grand Canyon
Park brochure for Grand Canyon NP
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Synopsis: Massive canyon is the largest in the world, exposing more layers of rock than anywhere else. Crowded except in winter.
Stamp Location: On the south rim its definetly available at the Canyon View Information Plaza north of the south entrance next to Mather Point and the Desert View bookstore by the east entrance. The stamp may also be obtained at the Tusayan Museum, the Yavapai Observation Station VC Bookstore, Kolb Studio, the Canyon View Info Plaza VC. On the north rim its available at the North Rim Visitor Center at the end of SR 67, and at the Tuweep Ranger station over 60 miles south of SR 389 near the Pipe Spring NM (road may be impassable when wet).
Park stamp for Grand Canyon NP
Hohakam Pima NM
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Preserved here are the archeological remains of the Hohokam culture. Hohokam is a Pima Indian word meaning “those who have gone.”
Stamp Location: None. Stamp does not exist because site is not open to the public. It’s listed here for informational purposes.
Park stamp does not exist
Hubbell Trading Post NHS
Park brochure for Hubbell Trading Post NHS
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Synopsis: Park preserves the oldest continuously run Navajo trading post.
Stamp Location: Stamp may be obtained in the park visitor center on SR 264, just west of Ganado.
Park stamp for Hubbell Trading Post NHS
Juan Bautista de Anza NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Trail commemorates the route followed by Anza in 1775-76 when he led a contingent of 30 soldiers and their families from near Nogales, AZ to found a presidio and mission on the San Francisco Bay.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in Arizona at the Tumacacori NHP, the Casa Grande Ruins NM and the Red Hills VC in Saguaro NP. See also California for an additional stamp location.
Park stamp for Juan Bautista de Anza NHT
Park brochure for Lake Mead NRA
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Synopsis: Park preserves and provides recreation opportunities created by Hoover Dam and its vast lake.
Stamp Location: Known location is the Katherine Landing Ranger Station. See also Nevada for additional stamping locations.
Park stamp for Lake Mead NRA
Montezuma Castle NM
Park brochure for Montezuma Castle NM
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Synopsis: Park includes one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. The five-story, 20-room cliff dwelling served as a “high-rise apartment building” for prehistoric Sinagua Indians over 600 years ago.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center just below the structure 3 miles of I-17 exit 289 in Camp Verde.
Park stamp for Montezuma Castle NM
Navajo NM
Park brochure for Navajo NM
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Synopsis: Park preserves three of the most intact cliff dwellings of the Anasazi.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center off US 160 near Black Mesa.
Park stamp for Navajo NM
Organ Pipe Cactus NM
Park brochure for Organ Pipe Cactus NM
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Synopsis: Park preserves more than 300,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert and its ecology.
Stamp Location: The visitor center is located off SR 85, 12 miles south of Why and 5 miles north of the Mexican border.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Parashant NM
Park brochure for Synopsis: Park preserves open space located on the northern edge of the Grand Canyon is a remote area of open, undeveloped spaces and an impressive and diverse landscape that includes an array of scientific and historic resources. This monument is co-managed by the Park Service and the BLM.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the Paria Information Station located 30 miles west of Page, US 89. It is open 15 March to 15 November, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Petrified Forest NP
Park brochure for Petrified Forest NP
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Synopsis: Park protects one of the world’s largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center right off I-40 at Exit 311, the Painted Desert Inn and the Rainbow Forest VC.
Park stamp for Petrified Forest NP
Pipe Spring NM
Park brochure for Pipe Spring NM Synopsis: Park covers the history of a spring and its impact on its human inhabitants for 1,000 years.
Stamp Location: The visitor center is located just north of SR 389 west of Fredonia.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Rainbow Bridge NM
Park brochure for Rainbow Bridge NM
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Synopsis: Park protects the largest natural bridge in the world.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the Carl Hayden VC just west of Page on US 89 and at the Wahweap ranger station. Bridge is only accessable via boat or a 13 mile hike. See this page for information about boat tours. See also Utah for an additional stamp location.
Park stamp for Rainbow Bridge NM
Saguaro NP
Park brochure for Saguaro NP
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Synopsis: Park protects nearly 92,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert and its infamous cactus.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the vistor center off Freeman Rd in the east (Rincon Mountain District) unit, and at the Red Hills VC off Kinney Rd in the west (Tucson Mountain District) unit.
Park stamp for Saguaro NP
Sunset Crater Volcano NM
Park brochure used for Sunset Crater Volcanic NM
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Synopsis: Park protects cinder cone rising 1,000′ above the surrounding landscape and its volcanic landscape.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the parks visitor center located on Loop Rd (off US 89) south of Wupatki NM and north of Flagstaff.
Park stamp for Sunset Crater Volcanic NM
Tonto NM
Park brochure for Tonto NM
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Synopsis: Park contains well preserved cliff dwellings were occupied by the Salado culture during the 13th – early 15th centuries and the valley they farmed. A hike up to the ruins allows you a nice vista and walk through of the ruins.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center off SR 88 in Roosevelt (near Roosevelt Dam).
Park stamp for Tonto NM
Tumacacori NHP
Park brochure for Tumacacori NHP Synopsis: Park preserves three colonial Spanish missions.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the air conditioned visitor center, exit 29 I-19, 18 miles north of Nogales.
Park stamp for Tumacacori NHP
Tuzigoot NM
Park brochure for Tuzigoot NM
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Synopsis: Park preserves hilltop multi-room/story pueblo dating from 1000.
Stamp Location: The stamp is in the visitor center below the pueblo off SR 279 in Clarkdale.
Park stamp for Tuzigoot NM
Walnut Canyon NM
Park brochure for Walnut Canyon NM
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Synopsis: Park preserves dwellings occupied from 1100 – 1250 inside canyon walls.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in the park visitor center located off I-40, exit 204, 10 miles east of Flagstaff.
Park stamp for Walnut Canyon NM
Wupatki NM
Park brochure used for Wupatki NM
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Synopsis: Park features well preserved Pueblo and cliff dwellings over 700 years old.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the parks visitor center located on Loop Rd (off US 89) north of Sunset Crater Volcano NM and Flagstaff.
Park stamp for Wupatki NM