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Coronado State Monument

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Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone Number: (505) 867-5351
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Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Fun for all ages

The history and tour was fun for the adults and the kids while the kids had a blast making arrowheads (and quite a few adults were too).

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Conway, Arkansas
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Conway, Arkansas
3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The history and tour was fun for the adults and the kids while the kids had a blast making arrowheads (and quite a few adults were too).

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Sunday is free for New Mexico residents---score. The museum and the outside area has been redone recently. Great exhibits-museum (this is not a large museum). We had a great docent, Brian, who led on the walking tour and explanation of the Kiva. I have been here before and never done a docent led tour- glad I did. Brian was awesome... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited the park on a day when our children were out of school for teacher in-service. It was a place we had driven past many times, but had not stopped. We decided to stop in and see if the children could complete a Junior Ranger booklet and receive a badge/patch. We lucked out and arrived just before a guided... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

THis overlooked place is a wonder. It is the only place I have ever seen with the original painted walls in the kiva. Nice little spot next to the Rio Grande. SOme of the preserved wall paintings are in a small museum

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The area provided good history into the early explorations of Coronado in the New Mexico area. There are picnic sites under shade. The docent provided a tour into the kiva which was interesting for the art work.It is very warm this time of year. Wear good walking shoes for using the kiva ladder. Price was minimal plus one can save... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Pueblo ruins are replicas but they are built directly over the adobe ruins from the 1400s-1600s. The park is laid out very well with paved paths that have excellent informative signs. Diane our docent was very passionate about the Pueblo's past and is full of knowledge. The best part was viewing the mural paintings. The campground is a delight... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We arrived after the park closed but we camped overnight. The fees were fair and included power. They have nice picnic table shelters and the park is far enough off the road to be quiet. We will visit again!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Nice location for a picnic with a good view of the river. Small but nice pueblo ruins and trail. Visitor center is currently under construction.

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Ironically, this state monument has nothing to do with Coronado, the famed Spanish explorer. Instead it occupies the site of a now-ruined Rio Grande pueblo that was occupied for a few hundred years. The pueblo is mostly gone or buried by sand. Adobe structures do not lost very long once exposed to the weather. The tour guides are great and... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Perfect for a quick overview of Pueblo history. Recommend a guide when visiting their unusual square kiva.

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Additional Information about Coronado State Monument

Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone Number: (505) 867-5351
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Bernalillo
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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