This November, celebrate National Native American Heritage Month at Pipe Spring National Monument. On November 11 and 25, Pipe Spring, in cooperation with the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians, will offer guided hikes that focus on the heritage, history and traditions of the Kaibab Paiute. The hikes will also visit two petroglyph sites. 

Saturday, November 11 and Saturday, November 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Join a ranger on a moderate, two-mile round trip hike into scenic Mu’uputs Canyon on the Kaibab Indian Reservation. Along the way, participants will learn about Paiute history and their connections to the natural world while visiting sacred petroglyph sites.

• Meet at the Pipe Spring National Monument Visitor Center.

• A tribal fee of $10/person will be charged. No monument fee will be charged on November 11, Veterans Day.

• Participants should dress appropriately, carry snacks, water, sunscreen and a jacket.

• Reservations are strongly recommended, as space is limited for all of these hikes. Call 928-643-7105 to reserve your spot or ask for additional information.

Pipe Spring National Monument is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. The entrance fee is $7 per person (15 years old and younger are free). Interagency Annual, Senior and Access Passes are also accepted for entry at Pipe Spring National Monument. Guided tours of the historic Winsor Castle are offered from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pipe Spring is located 15 miles west of Fredonia.