• Great Kiva with Walls of West Ruin

    Aztec Ruins

    National Monument New Mexico

Brochures

Below are some brochures about Aztec Ruins National Monument. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)

Trail Guide. 8 1/2 x 11 (pdf, 49.8mb)
Published by Western National Parks Association.

Trail Guide (German Translation). 8 1/2 x 11 (pdf, 9.14mb)

Trail Guide (French Translation). 8 1/2 x 11 (pdf, 11.8mb)

Trail Guide (Spanish Translation). 8 1/2 x 11 (pdf, 5.02mb)

Ceramics at Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.45mb)
Different types and styles of pottery found at Aztec Ruins National Monument.

Echoes from the Past. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.81mb)
The musical instruments of the ancestral Pueblo people.

Designing Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.44mb)
How the ancestral Pueblo people designed, planned, and build Great Houses.

Resources Near and Far. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.02mb)
The resources available at and used in the area as well as items traded from distant lands.

Native Plants of Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 3.6mb)
The native plants of the area and their uses.

Dendrochronology. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.43mb)
How tree ring dating works and how it helps us learn about Aztec Ruins.

Did You Know?

Photo of Earl Morris house

The Visitor Center was once the home of Earl Halstead Morris, the archeologist who first excavated Aztec Ruins. He recycled some original timbers from the ruins in the building. You can still see some of these beams in the ceiling.