Let Me Show You Pipe Spring National Monument

National Monument

Pipe Spring is the one with less well-known small national monument in the Northern Arizona. It is the source of water which has been irrigated for desert and used by human beings for a thousand years while the monument of a historic cattle farm founded in 1870. Several stone constructions from the pioneer era still exist, containing strengthening ranch house named Windsor Castle. Native American and pioneer exhibits showed in the new cultural museum. Farm animals, an orchards and gardens, Kaibab Paiute Indian camp, ponds and half mile trail are also at the scene. This is an amazing place to visit during the summer.

The desert landscape of Pipe Spring is the reason makes here to be an important location. The water found from the monument nourishes the life of American Indians, plants, Mormon pioneers, animals, and others for many years. The normal flower in the desert region can be seen when the visitor coming. The orchard includes most of the historical variety of apple, peach, plum, apricot, and grapes, and crab-apple trees as well.

Pipe Spring National Monument is a specifically walk-in park for tourists who are interested in walking or strolling. Travelers pass through the Visitor Center and museum from the entrance firstly and 150 yards beyond are the gardens, trailhead, orchard and historic buildings. The visitor center is recommended as the first stop, in which guests are invited to have a video with ten minutes that demonstrates the old story of Pipe Spring.

A campground operated by the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians is situated 0.25 miles away from the monument. And others are in Kanab, Utah for 25 miles and Fredonia, Arizona with 15 miles, and also these two places provide motels.

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