Chaco Culture is a great park for kids to learn about the treasures of the past and why it is important to preserve them. Children of all ages can earn their own Junior Ranger Badge by exploring the ruins and answering questions in the Junior Ranger booklet. Booklets are provided free at the visitor center. Along the way kids will learn about ancestral Pueblo life and how we can preserve the past and make our own future better. Read more.
Did You Know?
The park considered a number of ideas for mitigating the damage that would be done if Threatening Rock fell. Proposed solutions included using dynamite to destroy it, anchoring it to the canyon wall with cables, or clearing out the rock debris behind it. It fell on January 22, 1941.