Step Back in Time
During a 1-2 hour visit, you can travel back 900 years to the time of a thriving ancestral Pueblo great house community. A ranger will greet you at the visitor center. From there, you can tour the museum, watch the 15-minute video "Aztec Ruins: Footprint of the Past," and explore a three-story archeological site on a half-mile self-guided trail. Trail guides are available in the visitor center, and ranger-guided programs are offered during the summer months.
Get the basic information you need to plan your visit.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Aztec Ruins is open 8:00am to 5:00pm daily, with longer hours possible during the summer. The park is closed on Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.
This is an entrance fee free park.
Things to Do
There are lots of self-guided and ranger-guided opportunities for kids and adults to experience ancestral Pueblo architecture, culture, and environment.