Contact: Russ Bodnar, (505) 786-7014 x 240
Contact: Barbara West, (505) 78607014 x 230
Proposed Recreation Fee Increaseat Chaco Culture National Historical Park with an Implementation Date of June 1, 2008
Chaco Culture National Historical Park proposes to increase the park entrance fees to $15.00 for private vehicles and $7.00 for individuals beginning June 1, 2008. The park currently charges an $8.00 entrance fee for private vehicles and a $4.00 entrance fee for individuals.
The fees go directly to the park to maintain park facilities and enhance visitor experiences. The following are examples of projects funded by these fees:
Park Superintendent Barbara West said “We believe the fee increase is a reasonable charge, is in keeping with rates at similar parks, and will greatly enhance visitor experience and address backlogged maintenance needs.”
The park is accepting comments regarding this proposal. The public may direct its comments to:
Barbara West, Superintendent
Chaco Culture NHP
Nageezi, NM 8703
Did You Know?
Among their many accomplishments, the CCC camp at Chaco planted 80,000 trees and 80,000 shrubs at Chaco between 1939 and 1941. They also cut poles and surveyed 375 miles for telephone line, built 1018 small dikes to control erosion, and constructed 3.2 miles of entrance road. More...