• Overlooking Chetro Ketl

    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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  • Kin Bineola and Kin Ya' a Great Houses CLOSED

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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 cylinder jars from Chaco

Archeologist Patricia Crown discovered evidence of cacao in a cylinder jar from Chaco! This may be the earliest importation and use of cocoa north of where it is grown. Cacao is now processed into chocolate, but the Mayans and (later) the Chacoans may have consumed a bitter beverage. More...