Plan Your Visit
In addition to self-guided experiences, Aztec Ruins has a number of regular programs and special events going on throughout the year.
Goods, services, and accommodations to support your ancestral Pueblo explorations at Aztec Ruins are available in the nearby cities of Aztec, Bloomfield, Farmington, and Durango.
Click the links to the left for more information.
Did You Know?
Aztec Ruins lies near the banks of the "River of Lost Souls." In 1776, a Spanish exploration party noted many ancestral Pueblo ruins as they crossed the Animas River valley looking for California. Father Escalante named the stream "Rio de las Animas Perdidas," or "river of lost souls."