• 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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Equinox Sunrise Program

Photo of Equinox sunrise through Casa Rinconada doorway
Equinox Sunrise

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News Release Date: December 16, 2009
Contact: G. B. Cornucopia, 505-786-7014
Contact: Russ Bodnar, 505-786-7014 ext. 240

Equinox Sunrise Program: Fri, March 19th, Sat, March 20th, & Sun, March 21st, 2010 at 7:00am

Join Ranger GB Cornucopia for special sunrise presentations at Casa Rinconada. Meet at Casa Rinconada great kiva at 7:00am.
Park gate on the Canyon Loop Drive opens at 6:15am.

Daily Tours of Pueblo Bonito at 10am & 2pm. Meet in the Pueblo Bonito parking lot.
Check at the Visitor Center for additional tours and times.

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...