2013 Fishing Season Suspended
Due to extreme fire danger and concerns about visitor and resource protection, the park superintendent has suspended the 2013 fishing season until further notice.
Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in Effect
Due to extreme fire danger, Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect at the park to ensure public safety and resource protection. This will apply to all NPS land in the Pecos, Glorieta, and Canoncito vicinities. More »
Operating Hours & Seasons
Even with 401 NPS units open for you to visit, we think a stop at Pecos NHP is well worth your while, from the excellent ruins trail, to the Civil War trail, to the many engaging tours we offer.
Summer Hours: The E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center and park grounds are open 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Winter Hours: The Visitor Center is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Labor Day through Memorial Day. Park grounds close at 5:00 p.m.
The park and Visitor Center are open daily except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
In 2013, there are several remaining fee-free entrance days to America's national parks, including Pecos NHP.
For more information about park entrance fees and passes, click here.
Please note: camping is not allowed on the grounds at Pecos National Historical Park. However, campgrounds are located in the Santa Fe National Forest just north of the park on NM highway 63. For more information, contact: Pecos District Ranger Station, Box 429, Pecos, NM 87552 or call (505) 757-6121.
Did You Know?
Archeologist A.V. Kidder excavated Pecos Pueblo under sponsorship of Phillips Academy 1915-1929. Kidder's work was described by Richard B. Woodbury as unprecedented in North American archeology with focus on a single site, large scale, planning, organization and use of specialists outside archeology.