There are many people whose names we associate with the stories of Pecos National Historical Park, including:

  • Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
  • Po'Pay
  • William Becknell
  • Martin Kozlowski
  • Edward Canby
  • Louisa Canby
  • Henry Hopkins Sibley
  • Alfred V. Kidder
  • Greer Garson Fogelson
  • Buddy Fogelson
  • John Gaw Meem
  • Tex Austin

The park offers guided tours where you can interact with rangers and volunteers about the significance of these, and other, historical figures. Call 505-757-7241 to make a reservation on a Friday tour of Arrowhead Ruin, a Saturday or Monday trip to sites of the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass, a Sunday or Wednesday sojourn up to the Forked Lightning Ranch House, or a daily tour. Van tours leave the Visitor Center at 1:30 p.m. and take from 90 minutes to 2.5 hours.

est pecos population

Estimated population at Pecos Pueblo using family size of seven people; computations by anthropologist Eden Welker appear in "From Folsom to Fogelson: The Cultural Resources Inventory Survey of Pecos National Historical Park."


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