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Chimney Rock National Monument

3179 State HWY 151, Pagosa Springs, CO 81121
+1 970-883-5359
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Incredible Views and Fascinating Stories! A MUST SEE!!

Chimney Rock is like a mini-Machu Picchu, except it's a lot easier to get to and costs less to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Good Energy, Beautiful monument!

Driving out of Pagosa Springs, we stopped our VW bus to see Chimney Rock. It is a spectacular rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beaufort, South Carolina
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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 1 week ago

Chimney Rock is like a mini-Machu Picchu, except it's a lot easier to get to and costs less to tour, but the views are incredible! You will see the remains of ruins built at the highest elevation of all of the Pueblo Indian ruins. You...More

Thank Love2ChaCha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving out of Pagosa Springs, we stopped our VW bus to see Chimney Rock. It is a spectacular rock formation, visible from 160. We will definitely book a tour the next time we are in the area and recommend others to be sure to see...More

Thank TheLillsdotcom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a friend to the full moon program and was delighted by the music of Charles Martinez playing the flute while waiting for the moon to rise. As clouds moved in the chance to see the moon come up diminished but the event really kept...More

Thank trophy_wife56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Chimney Rock National Monument twice while in Colorado. The first time we went on a guided tour with an very knowledgeable guide who educated us to the early ancients who resided in the area, their housing, farming, and spiritual practices....More

Thank ssmookler
Reviewed 2 October 2017

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 October 2017

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 28 September 2017 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 27 September 2017

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 22 September 2017

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 22 September 2017

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
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4 July 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.
31 March 2015|
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Response from Danyelle L | Property representative |
The monument is surrounded by Southern Ute tribal land.