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Pecos National Historic Park

Address: P. O. Box 418, Las Vegas, NM 87552
Phone Number: 505-757-7200
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Pueblo ruins dating back to 1200 have been found at this important archaelogical site.
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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158 reviews 158 reviews
29 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

A very haunting place. It always makes me think of all that has gone on in this country when I visit this park. It is quite beautiful, the park rangers are very well informed and it is never crowded. Well worth a visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My family and I visited Pecos National Historic Park in early October 2014. The park is off the highway but well marked. The main portion of the park features a visitor's center which contained an informative video, and a very neat timeline. Once done here, the trail to see the ruins begins just out the back door. The trail is... More

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Okeechobee, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to the park in the afternoon figuring we would start that afternoon and finish the next day. It had some really cool ruins, but not a lot else. It was peaceful and quiet but they advertise for a civil war trail. When I asked, even the park ranger didn't sound enthused.

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los angeles
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Off the beaten track but well worth it. Gorgeous area and ruins and history of pueblo are quite astonishing. Very well informed, friendly and helpful rangers.

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Princeton Jct., NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Wonderful visit to the Forked Lightning Ranch - an Open House in celebration of the 110th Birthday of Greer Garson Fogelson. It was a special day - with mariachi musicians playing and many of the rooms open to visitors. The park Rangers were there to talk about the Fogelsons - who donated thousands of acres of their property which became... More

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Sierra Vista, AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Southeast of Santa Fe and a few miles off I-25. At the Visitor Center, I got my National Park passport stamps and the official map and guide brochure. The fee also covers Fort Union! Then out the back door on the paved one-mile trail that leads around the area by pueblo building and kiva ruins, finally ending up at the... More

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Littleton, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A treasure in this area, great visitor center, informative staff, amazing history and a beautiful hike around the ruins with information to truly enjoy and appreciate the significance of this area. Views for miles. A gem of New Mexico and the US.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Staying in Santa Fe we rode out to this beautiful national park where we found great people especially the volunteer on duty. Wounderful history and great walk through the past.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I as well as our 8 and 10 year old really enjoyed Pecos NHP. The walk through the area was very educational and the ruins were very interesting. The museum in the Visitors Center was really good and had many artifacts. My kids took part in the Junior Ranger program and earned their badge.

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Norman, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Has a great staff. The hiking is very easy. If you want to take the Battle of Glorieta hike you have to ask for the gate code. They have a great museum with artifacts.

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