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?
These “Aztec” Ruins are not ancient Aztec temples. Ancestral Pueblo people built this place. Scholars once thought the Aztecs migrated to Mexico from the southwestern U.S., causing early settlers to mistakenly call these monumental ruins along the Animas River - the "Aztec Ruins."