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Address: Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Nageezi, NM 87037
Phone Number:
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There is a very interesting and easy walk from Pueblo Bonito to Chetro Ketl. It's better to buy a cheap guide at visitor center as it very difficult to see them, especially if you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
kartikmexico
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Mexico City
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Mexico City
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560 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a very interesting and easy walk from Pueblo Bonito to Chetro Ketl. It's better to buy a cheap guide at visitor center as it very difficult to see them, especially if you don't know what you’re looking for.

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Amarillo, Texas
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time, explore, observe, contemplate. No one yet knows the origin of the Anazazi Culture or the fate. Only speculation. See if you can solve the mystery. If you don't you will still walk away in amazement.

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Thank Ed C
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This site allows some minimal walk-through. It is quite large though and well preserved. If you are in good enough shape you can partially hike the Pueblo Alto trail to a spot on the cliff above Chetro Ketl and get a wonderful view of the canyon and the ruins below.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of the many things you can see on your visit to Chaco Canyon. If you want more historical information you could take a guided tour. But seeing it on your own can be a powerful experience.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Plan on taking a guided tour, it will make the trip that much more productive. The Park Rangers do an Excellent job. You might want to phone ahead and get their schedule.

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Morro Bay, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Pueblo Bonito's adjacent kin lets you understand how significant these amazing structures in close proximity meant something wild, if not wonderful here at one time. Less easy to 'read' as the other structures in the canyon due to backfilling, it is still striking, particularly the excavated portion that shows your walking path is actually level three [at least].

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Thank LabmeisterII
Paso Robles, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

One of the two highlights of our visit to Chaco Culture National Historic Park. The kivas, both giant and smaller, were very interesting and impressive. The pathway through the ruins is well designated. Great photo opportunities.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

One of the largest great houses of Chaco, this site features an elevated plaza area, as well as a peek into some of the lower sections of the building. Not to be missed, is the partially intact long wall in the back. It is an amazing place to reflect and feel the spirit of the place. You can hike along... More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great spot to explore the ruins. Had a chance to meet a group of history professors while we where here. They filled in every detail of these ancient Anasazi ruins

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Kalispell, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is another awe inspiring pueblo. The entire site was raised 12 feet. This was by people who had no animals to carry all of the fill. This pueblo is huge. and will leave you feeling amazed.

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