The Center of an Ancient World

Explore the monumental structures and breathtaking landscape at Chaco, a thriving regional center for the ancestral Pueblo people from 850 to 1250 CE (Common Era), through guided tours, hiking & biking trails, evening campfire talks, night sky programs, and more. Chaco Canyon is a sacred and deeply personal place for many Indigenous peoples throughout the Southwest. Please visit with respect.

The entrance sign to Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Fajada Butte in the background.
Visiting Chaco Canyon

Make the most of your visit to Chaco Culture National Historical Park by planning ahead!

A glimpse into a kiva through a rectangular window and a raven flying in the window.
Fees and Passes

Information on the park entrance fees and America the Beautiful passes. Learn how to purchase online!

Water washing over a section of road.

Familiarize yourself with directions and road conditions before starting your journey.

Fajada Butte shown under a galactic sky with visible stars and a green hue.
Dark Sky Opportunities

Learn more about Chaco's night sky initiative and astronomy opportunities.

A tent in the Gallo Campground in front of a canyon wall.

Make your reservation ahead of time. Chaco's Gallo campground has spots for tents, trailers, and RVs.

A volunteer talking with a group of visitors inside a room of Pueblo Bonito.

Make a difference in your national parks by being a volunteer!

Last updated: February 12, 2024

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 220
Nageezi, NM 87037


505 786-7014

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