I had been recommended to visit here by an American friend who had himself been here. As a result I had read a bit about it and was hoping that we were not too early in the Season and find much of it Closed due to snow or whatever.
Drove here from Pagosa Springs, CO (what a dump) and were incredibly lucky with the weather as it was warm (55 - 60F), fine, sunny and still, so ideal, and only 1 significant road still closed from the Winter.
I will err on the side of 'less is more' and simply remind the reader that we were so taken with what we saw (and what we missed) that we returned the very next morning at around 06.30 to be able to catch what we had missed.
Really worth reading up in advance (more than I did); learning of the ancestral Pueblo people - "Anasazi' - who were resident during AD 600 - 1,300 (800+ yrs ago); visiting the Museum (I hate them, so it must be good) and going for walks to see their dwellings first hand.
Good walking shoes/footwear advised, reasonable fit people will get more out of it (others - pace yourselves, especially in warm weather); some walks were quite steep. Those with a good head for heights will enjoy it the most - I did despite being terrified of heights
Many cliff faces are very high and very steep - children must be closely supervised.
Crikey the 'Anasazi were agile climbers and brave.
Fabulous place for photography
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