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Coronado Historic Site

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Fun place to learn about Indian history

A great place to learn about Indian history. The site has historical artifacts, a docent led tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Very informative and inspirational

Wow, to think that way before the Spanish Conquistadors these people had a complete thriving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
+1 505-867-5351
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to learn about Indian history. The site has historical artifacts, a docent led tour and a film. It is also on the Rio Grande and offers beautiful views. Worth the 1/2 hour trip from Albuquerque if you are interested in US history.

Thank flo220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, to think that way before the Spanish Conquistadors these people had a complete thriving community. Can you imagine what these people must have thought when they saw these guys arrive in armor with muskets and horses! All the while looking for gold to steal...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I have been by this so many times. Now, with all the road construction I finally stopped. What a welcome break. Sadly we missed the last tour of the day but there are plenty of markers and signage around the site to make it a...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The sandia mountains guarantee you a stunning view year around...rain or shine, they never dissapoint.:-)

Thank Janina K
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice little trip for a few hours. The visitor center very kid friendly. The tour was informative and historic. The walking paths were nice to get out and move around with the kids. The paths were flat and relatively smooth, so good for all ages....More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great park to learn just about of local history along the Rio Grand River, nice camp ground near the city but quite.

Thank mountains74
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Coronado Historic Site an archaeological site in Bernalillo New Mexico. the ruins of Kuaua pueblo [kwow-wow] The pueblo was used from 1325 to 1540s. Remnants of pueblos and six kivas built in round, square and rectangular shapes. The site is particularly noted for a series of pre-contact (pre-1541) murals that were recovered from a...More

Thank Zef F
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting tour provided by a grad student. Arrived at 4:30 which is the last tour of the day. The dwellings are recreations from notes archeologist took during the 1930s. Well worth the $5 admission

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Just look and dont touch, history that you can walk threw in a beautiful setting. If you see something cool on the ground just leave it there so everyone can enjoy it, it is a work in progress

Thank tony55NewMexico
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by simply because we were staying in the campground nearby. We were greeted enthusiastically by a docent and a park ranger both. Which is always nice. We looked around the museum section. Lots of hands on sections for such a tiny space. It...More

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Cathy O
21 April 2016|
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Response from Le D | Reviewed this property |
To really see the site, allow a couple of hours at least. The guides are public employees and you need neither hire nor tip them. The guide we had was an archeology grad student who obviously loved what he was doing. The... More
Debra J
5 April 2015|
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Response from mountains74 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are campgrounds 1 near the park don't know if it's open for the season and there is a KOA in Bernalillo not far away