The first 100 visitors who arrive will be allowed past the gate to join Park Rangers for the sunrise event. Additional activities planned in the park on both June 21 and June 22.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park will host a viewing of the sunrise alignment at Casa Rinconada on June 21 and 22 for the first 100 participants each day. The gates will open at 5:30am and visitors should arrive early to catch the 5:55am sunrise. The Acoma Enchantment Dancers will perform a mid-morning and mid-afternoon dance on June 21 and a mid-morning dance on June 22. Chocolate historian and alchemist Mark Sciscenti will give an evening program both days on how the ancestral Pueblo people used chocolate. Participants can taste different historic drinking chocolates.
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The site is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors will be able to utilize restrooms, the picnic area, and the short trail through the Aztec West great house. All trails are self-guided, with park brochures and information available on site. The visitor center, museum, and bookstore are closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 virus. Those interested in learning more about Aztec Ruins are encouraged to take the cell phone audio tour by calling 505-386-0361 or by going to azru.toursphere.com.Learn More »