• Great Kiva with Walls of West Ruin

    Aztec Ruins

    National Monument New Mexico

Guest Speakers

Volunteer teaching at local elementary school

Volunteer teaching students about the importance of corn during Native American Day at local elementary school.

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Aztec Ruins rangers are available to give free curriculum-based program in K-12 classrooms in the Four Corners area. Fill out the Request Form then call 505-334-6174 x228 or e-mail us to schedule a visit for your class.

2013-2014 Classroom Ranger Programs
Ancestral Pueblo Farming - elementary, middle, or high school
Ancient Timekeepers (Archeoastronomy) - high school
Archaic through Ancestral Pueblo Timeline - 4th grade through high school
Careers in the National Park Service - high school
Cultures of New Mexico - elementary or high school
Civilian Conservation Corps and the New Deal - high school
Dendrochronology (Tree Ring Dating) - high school
Games of the Pueblo People - elementary, middle, or high school

Ranger in high school classroom
Ranger teaching in local high school classroom.
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Did You Know?

Photo of deer in the historic orchard

Despite being surrounded by a modern community, Aztec Ruins offers habitat for a number of species. The high desert and riparian environments serve as home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Large mammals commonly seen are mule deer; less common visitors have been cougars and black bears.