Guided Tours

Ranger leading a group of visitors in front of historic mission church
Ranger-led programs are given on a regular basis year-round and range from a wide variety of topics.

Photo by Stan Ford © 2017


Pecos National Historical Park offers a variety of regularly scheduled ranger-guided programs. All programs are free of charge.
Below, you'll find information about the programs and their schedules.


Spring 2024 Regular Program Schedule*

*All programs are subject to ranger or volunteer availability.
Spring 2024 schedule runs March 8, 2024 - May 18, 2024
Ranger Guided Program: Day: Time:
Ancestral Sites Tour (1 hour) Friday through Monday 10:30am
Ancestral Sites Tour (1 Hour) Friday 2:00pm
Battlefield Hike (2 hours) Saturdays 10:30am
Trading Post Chats (Drop-In) Friday through Monday 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Summer 2024 Regular Program Schedule

Check back soon for details!

Regular Tour Descriptions

Ancestral Sites Tour

Join a ranger for a guided walk around the main loop trail (1.25 miles) to hear about the crossroads of history and culture that defines this gem of a national park. You'll also learn about southwest archaeology and ongoing cultural preservation efforts. No reservations necessary.

Battlefield Hike

Participate in a ranger-led walking tour of the civil war battlefield trail. Discover in greater depth the story behind the Battle of Glorieta Pass while hiking the 2.25 mile loop. Visitors should be prepared for the weather. Bringing sturdy hiking footwear, snacks, and plenty of water is highly recommended. No reservations necessary, but plan to meet at the visitor center and caravan out to the Battlefield Trail.

Trading Post Chats

Stop by the newly-renovated Trading Post museum exhibits and learn more from a ranger about the many uses of this historic building. Drop-in program.

Looking for more things to do? Check out the Things to Do page for other ways to experience the park, or look at our Calendar page for additional tours or upcoming special events!

Last updated: April 4, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552


505 757-7241

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