Banner image by mfield matthew field via wikimedia commons sister heritage sites palatki and honanki were the largest cliff dwellings in the red rock country from about ad. In the hopi language palatki means red house.
Pictures and discription of palatki heritage site pictographs and indian ruins.
Palatki heritage site. Cliff dwellings and rock art sites at each location are currently. There are three trails at palatki heritage site one trail that takes you up to the sinagua cliff dwellings one that takes you to a view of the dwellings and a third that goes to the alcoves that shelter the painted symbols or pictographs from every native culture to ever occupy the verde valley. These ancient cliff dwellings were once the home of the hopi tribe and.
Archaeologists use the term sinagua for the archaeological culture associated with these locations. 1150 and 1350 take a drive to the palatki heritage site. The sinagua or people of the red rocks arrived in palatki around 650 ad.
This site offers guided tours of cliff dwellings left behind by the sinagua culture as well as magnificent petroglyphs and pictographs. This website is not designed to provide directions or navigation of the trails but solely intended to give you an idea what you may see and experience on the hikes. Palatki heritage site see 761 traveler reviews 397 candid photos and great deals for sedona az at tripadvisor.
Palatki heritage place. Palatki heritage site is located in red rock country and is protected by the us. For a glimpse of what life was like in the red rocks between ad.
Visitors will be accompanied on site by trained volunteer tour guides. The palatki heritage site is an archaeological site and park located in the coconino national forest near sedona in arizona united states.