• 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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Park Designations

International Dark Sky Park - August 19, 2013
World Heritage Site - December 8, 1987
Chaco Culture National Historical Park - December 19, 1980
Chaco Canyon National Monument - March 11, 1907

Did You Know?

Photo of the World Heritage Site plaque at Chaco

On December 8, 1987, Chaco Culture National Historical Park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining a select list of protected areas "whose outstanding natural and cultural resources form the common inheritance of all mankind" More...