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Chaco Canyon is kind of out of the way -- and you have to navigate some really bad road to get here (several miles between the San Juan County segment and the National Park) -- but it is worth the trouble. This was one of...More
Our National Parks are our greatest treasure. This park is wonderful. It is one of our most remote parks. There is a long unpaved road before reaching the paved roads in the park.
There are several ruins in the center of the park. It is...More
Nobody interested in Native American history should miss this place. The ruins itself, but also the historical controversies surrounding them (the big houses used to be palaces, one important theory goes) are endlessly fascinating. The remoteness of the place is an experience by itself.
In 2017 spring, we tried to go here but were told to forget it since it had been raining. They were correct, this time we made it in. I drove the north entrance which is off Highway 550 in Nageezi. It has 13 miles of...More
Spent 3 nights in the campground there. Long access road, 1st 8 miles paved, next 7 not too bad gravel, last 7 pretty rough gravel, but take your time and you'll do fine! Early Pueblos amazing to see the size. Nice hiking opportunities. Cool Collared...More
Vary nice and quit place to get photos of. There is also a vister's center . The trail isn't paved it so highly recommend you ware sturdy shoes and some of the things are kinda hard to get to so bring along benaculers and a...More
I was not really sure what to expect here. The canyon where the buildings are located is already something. But then there is the series of ancient building remains in variouse building styles.
It is not the easiest of drives to get there, the unpaved...More
If you are able to camp and have the facilities you need this is well worth the visit. Dirt road into the park. Such an interesting area. Guided tours run by the rangers each day. Well worth stopping at to visit for a few hours...More
First, I would highly recommend reading up on Chaco Canyon and/or the Ancient Pueblo peoples beforehand or go with a guide. Second, prepare yourself for the gravel road or better yet, go with a tour company so you dont have to drive. Third, bring lots...More