Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Overview / Map of Chaco

Planning Your Visit

From there, the 9-mile paved loop road accesses five major Chacoan sites, including Pueblo Bonito. Self-guiding trails are available at each site. Trail guides are available at the parking lots of the sites, or in the bookstore. Each site usually takes 45 minutes to one hour to complete. ...

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Visitor Services

Visitor Centers The Visitor Center at Chaco Culture National Historical Park is open all year from 8 a.m. to 5 p. m. There is a staffed information desk where rangers can help you plan your visit. Two videos are shown throughout the day in the auditorium. The museum in ...

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In A Nutshell

Directions From the north, turn off US 550 at CR 7900--3 miles southeast of Nageezi and approximately 50 miles west of Cuba (at mile 112.5). This route is clearly signed from US 550 to the park boundary (21 miles). The route includes 8 miles of paved road (CR 7900) ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What were the buildings used for? A: There are many theories which attempt to answer this question, but none are fully agreed upon. Our ideas of what the buildings were used for have changed over time. Today, many believe that the great houses were public buildings and centers for ...

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At A Glance

Things To Know Before You Come Due to emergency repairs campsites will be reduced to 30 sites total until further notice! Please have alternative plans if the campground is ...

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