• Overlooking Chetro Ketl

    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • Kin Bineola and Kin Ya' a Great Houses CLOSED

    There is no public access.

Park Planning

General Management Plan Amendment EA Finding of No Significant Impact

Foundation Plan
Document Size: 1 MB
Document Type: PDF

World Heritage Report
Document Size: 248 KB
Document Type: PDF

General Management Plan
Document Size: 10 MB
Document Type: PDF

For information on current or ongoing projects, visit the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment website.

Did You Know?

Photo of Richard Wetherill's coal mine

Richard Wetherill came to Chaco Canyon in 1896 and worked with the American Museum of Natural History. He operated a ranch and trading post there until his death in 1910. To keep warm during the frigid Chaco winters, Richard burned low-grade coal from a mine he constructed.