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.
Visit Salmon Ruins and you will discover a cultural museum, Heritage Park, Journey Into the Past Tours and the San Juan County Archaeological Research Center & Library. This hidden gem is a must see for every history buff, archeology nut and cultural adventure seeker. So, whether you are looking to expand your knowledge of the Ancestral Puebloans, want to walk in the footsteps of an ancient culture or are simply looking for something to do for an afternoon, Salmon Ruins is one Four Corners attraction that you should not miss.Learn More »
Aztec Ruins National Monument provides visitors an intimate opportunity to explore ancient ruins built by the ancient Ancestral Puebloans in the 1100s. Aztec Ruins features ceremonial, public, and storage structures as well as the "Great Kiva" the oldest and largest reconstructed Kiva in North America.Learn More »