• Overlooking Chetro Ketl

    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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  • Kin Bineola and Kin Ya' a Great Houses CLOSED

    There is no public access.

  • Reservations required to attend equinox sunrise program

    To attend the equinox sunrise program on Monday, September 22 call the visitor center at 505-786-7014. Program will be limited to 100 participants.

Spring Equinox

Photo of sunrise through window at Casa Rinconada

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News Release Date: March 4, 2010
Contact: G. B. Cornucopia, 505-786-7014 ext. 0
Contact: Russ Bodnar, 505-786-7014 ext. 240

 Friday March 19, 2010, join Ranger G. B. Cornucopia for special sunrise presentations at Casa Rinconada. Meet at Casa Rinconada great kiva at 7:00 am. The park gate on the Canyon Loop Drive opens at 6:15 am.

Did You Know?

R H Kern drawing of Pueblo Pintado

Many buildings got the names you see at the park today during an exploration under Lieutenant James Simpson in 1849. Simpson recorded the names given to him by one of his guides, Carravahal. They have linguistic origins in Spanish, Navajo, and Hopi.