Wupatki National Monument is one of several sites preserving pueblos (houses) of ancient peoples, but unlike the Tonto, Montezuma,
Casa Grande and Tuzigoot Monuments where there is only one main building, here there are many ruins scattered over a large area of desert northeast of Flagstaff. The
pueblos all have a distinctive red colour and were made from the local Moenkopi sandstone.
Wupatki is reached by the same loop road that passes the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, adjoining the main north-south route US 89. From Flagstaff, take US 89 north for 12 miles (19km), turn right at sign for Sunset Crater Volcano - Wupatki National Monuments. The Visitor Center is 21 miles (34km) from this junction.
Text from Southwest Colorado Tourism website.