The Center of an Ancient World

Today the massive buildings of the ancestral Pueblo peoples still testify to the organizational and engineering abilities not seen anywhere else in the American Southwest. For a deeper contact with the canyon that was central to thousands of people between 850 and 1250 A.D., come and explore Chaco through guided tours, hiking & biking trails, evening campfire talks, and night sky programs.

Shooting Star over Fajada Butte

International Dark Sky Park

On August 19, 2013 Chaco Culture became the world's newest international Dark Sky Park, one of only four units to receive this distinction.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 220
Nageezi, NM 87037

Phone:

(505) 786-7014

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