• Overlooking Chetro Ketl

    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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  • Kin Bineola and Kin Ya' a Great Houses CLOSED

    There is no public access.

  • Reservations required to attend equinox sunrise program

    To attend the equinox sunrise program on Monday, September 22 call the visitor center at 505-786-7014. Program will be limited to 100 participants.

Be A Junior Ranger

Prairie Bergman gets her Jr. Ranger badge
Prairie Bergman gets her Junior Ranger badge.
 
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Junior Ranger Program

Kids -- Want to be a Junior Ranger? Pick up a Junior Ranger booklet at the information desk in the Visitor Center. Learn about the park while completing fun activites as you visit the sites. Return your completed booklet to a Ranger at the information desk to recieve your very own badge. This program is free!

Did You Know?

Photo of a shark's tooth

During the Late Cretaceous time, Chaco Canyon was at the edge of a large inland sea. Today we can find fossil clam shells, shark teeth, ammonites, and burrows of shrimp-like animals in the canyon rocks.