In addition to learning about Paiute and pioneer lifeways and skills, programs this year include historical archeology, prehistoric sandal making, John Wesley Powell’s exploration of the Arizona Strip, and tours of the new museum storage building. You can also view the Southern Paiute Basketry video, the new Pipe Spring video, and celebrate the full moon with a Star Party on March 19.
For a complete listing and to see descriptions of each program go to www.nps.gov/pisp. All activities begin at the Pipe Spring National Monument/Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians Visitor Center and Museum. A few of the programs require reservations, please call (928) 643-7105.
As always, tours of historic Winsor Castle, walking the Pipe Spring Historic District, hiking the ½ mile Ridge Trail, or enjoying the great exhibits in the cultural museum are available for visitors from 8:00AM – 5:00PM. (tours from 9:00 – 4:00).
Pipe Spring National Monument is located from Interstate 15, turn onto Utah State Route 9 in Hurricane, Utah. Take Utah State Route 59 east out of Hurricane. The road turns into Arizona State Route 389 at the state line. Pipe Spring is 45 miles east of Hurricane. From Utah Highway 89 and 89A, turn onto Arizona State Route 389 in Fredonia, Arizona. Pipe Spring is 15 miles west of Fredonia.
General entrance fees will apply ($5.00 per person 16 and older). For hikes that take place on the Kaibab Indian Reservation and there is a $10.00/person tribal use fee.