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Chimney Rock National Monument

3179 State HWY 151, Pagosa Springs, CO 81121
+1 970-883-5359
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Native American History

We arrived at the Chimney Rock National Monument for a 9:30 am. tour. The weather was very mild and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John C
Centennial, Colorado
Worth The Hike to the Top!

This is the most fascinating National Monument we have visited. The staff is apparently all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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The most remote of the pueblo ruins in the Four Corners area
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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3179 State HWY 151, Pagosa Springs, CO 81121
+1 970-883-5359
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Chimney Rock National Monument for a 9:30 am. tour. The weather was very mild and we had an excellent, volunteer tour guide that was extremely knowledgeable about this Native American site. The tour took about two hours and did involve some...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most fascinating National Monument we have visited. The staff is apparently all volunteers. They are knowledgeable and informative as to the people who built this amazing pueblo in ancient times. Even if you're only driving between Pagosa Springs and Durango, make the...More

Thank ohzonejoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful drive up to the Visitor Shop. I singed up for the 11:00 guided tour. The tour was 2 hours. The walking was easy till we started climbing. The guide stopped at just the right times to let us catch our breath. It was so...More

Thank Kere P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As another reviewer said - great place to see the sunrise. We were lucky enough to see that and to see a moon set. You can enjoy this just driving down the highway or the access road - but make time to stop and do...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals keep this monument staffed and offer interesting programs focusing on history and on native populations. Worth a stop for adults but likely to bore children.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fairly easy trail to the top and a guide provided a narrative that was very interesting. Excellent history lesson!

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't do the tour because it was $12 per person and they don't accept National Park passes (we were on a budget so couldn't swing it). But the folks at the little gift shop were so nice and friendly! Plus we got a free...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Save your time and gas on this one. First you cannot hike to the chimney rock and the view from the highway is the best. The entrance to the park is get you to look as some ancient Indian ruins. If that's your thing ok....More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be able to go on an early tour and moonrise tour at the monument. Gloria was our guide on the first half and was very informative. It was an incredible experience to listen to native flute music as the sun...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to visit this area after being in Pagosa Springs Colorado. We took a guided tour in the morning and then went back in the evening for the Full Moon Program. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area as well as a great...More

Thank Colleen1956
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July 4, 2015|
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Response from Ralph B | Reviewed this property |
The Linq is a hotel in Vegas. You posted your question to the wrong attraction.
March 31, 2015|
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Response from Danyelle L | Property representative |
The monument is surrounded by Southern Ute tribal land.