Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument highlights an area that was hidden by the landscape for centuries. Archeologists investigated the Gila River and its headwaters. These investigations have identified over 100 sites in the West Fork-Middle Fork confluence. By naming it a national monument, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument allows this site to be protected and further archeological prospection to occur. For more information about archeology in Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, check out this report. For more information about the park, visit its website.

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