• Overlooking Chetro Ketl

    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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Class Orientation

Hungo Pavi with ancient stairway in the backround

Hungo Pavi with ancient staircase in background

Park resources are extremely fragile. The following PowerPoint will help your class understand how to protect these resources during your visit. Please show "Preparing for a Visit to Chaco" to your group or class. A script for each slide has been provided in the notes section of the slides.

Did You Know?

Photo of Threatening Rock

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.