Plan Your Visit

Make the most of your visit!

Make your first stop the Visitor Center.From there, a 9-mile loop road accesses five major Chacoan sites, including Pueblo Bonito. Short self-guided trails are marked at each site. Pets are not permitted on these front country trails.

 
View of Jackson Staircase

Jackson Stairway on the Pueblo Alto Trail

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Four backcountry hiking trails access more remote sites and features. Free permits are available at the Visitor Center and at all trailheads. All sites and trails are open from 7:00 a.m. to sunset. Pets are permitted on backcountry trails as long as they are on leashes no longer than 6 feet.Pet owners must clean up after their animals.

 

Ranger programs are offered daily throughout the year. From April to October, Night Sky programs and telescope viewing of the spectacular dark night sky are offered three days a week. Check the schedule at the Visitor Center or call 505-786-7014 for more information.Special programs can be found on the park calendar.

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