• 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.

Guided Tours

Photo of Park Ranger Ron Sutcliffe and visitors at Casa Rinconada

Ron Sutcliffe explaining Casa Rinconada to visitors on a tour.

Tanya Ortega de Chamberlain

Guided walks of Pueblo Bonito are offered year-round. Additional programs are offered from April through October. Also during these months, Night Sky programs are offered two to three days a week. Campground evening programs may be offered throughout the summer. Check the bulletin boards at the Visitor Center and Campground for dates and times.
Photo of SCA volunteer Jeff Sisneros explaining detail of wall at Pueblo Bonito.
SCA volunteer Jeff Sisneros explains construction detail to visitors at Pueblo Bonito
G. B. Cornucopia
Photo of Park Ranger Kirk Prtrtson with visitors at Pueblo Bonito
Park Ranger Kirk Peterson with visitors at Pueblo Bonito.
Russ Bodnar

Did You Know?

Photo of a shark's tooth

During the Late Cretaceous time, Chaco Canyon was at the edge of a large inland sea. Today we can find fossil clam shells, shark teeth, ammonites, and burrows of shrimp-like animals in the canyon rocks.