Nous avons séjourné dans plusieurs des différents sites. My favorite thing was the ability to go inside the Pueblo Bonito ruins, following a set path, rather than just being able to see them from the outside. We traversed it fairly easily in a VW Passat. Chaco Culture National Historical Park Chaco Canyon is a world class archaeological site that has one of the densest concentrations of pueblo dwellings anywhere in the southwest.

(Photo: Jupiterimages/ Images ). As you drive through Navajo Nation lands of the Four Corners region pass Shiprock, an erosional remnant of the throat of a volcano (volcano breccia). International Dark Sky Park On August 19, 2013 Chaco Culture was officially designated an International Dark Sky Park. Mostly only the hearty folks who seem to care about preservation make it here. We were able to take pictures of, the various sites absent of any other humans. Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus ou gérer vos paramètres. Chaco Culture NHP se situe à 155 miles au Nord-Ouest d'Albuquerque, 95 miles au Nord de Gallup et 62 miles au Sud de Bloomfield. Afficher les traductions automatiques ? The center’s museum is home to important collections of Navajo, Pueblo and Hispanic textiles along with baskets, pottery, sculpture, paintings and historic artifacts representing the Southwest’s diverse and dynamic heritage. Chaco is one of the most important archaeological sites in the US. Guided programs of the great house sites and night sky programs are offered regularly May through October. Reminds you that the people who built these structures also had to survive and these were a food source. There are 5 major areas of ruins and pictographs in the area. Four communities make up the pueblo village today including Sky City (Old Acoma), Acomita, Anzac, and McCarty’s. For a richer understanding of the area, start at the visitor's center, where you can get a close-up look at artifacts in the museum. © 2020 USATODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. (Photo: Jupiterimages/ Images ), National Park Service: Chaco Culture: Things to Do, National Park Service: Chaco Culture: Directions, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, Attribution: National Park Service (United States); License: public domain, Attribution: Jw4nvc; License: Creative Commons. En savoir plus sur l'hôtel en avance si vous avez le temps, et de se préparer. La terre a un peu lent, mais ce n'était pas mal, c'est la saleté noire, pas de sable. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in United Kingdom. Amazing that more of the ruins didn’t get destroyed by it. This is indeed enchanting. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Terms of Use, © 2020 Smithsonian Journeys. Nous avons campé, et la vue que nous avions de notre tente était un peu tard Chacoan rupestre, niché sous des falaises. The road IN the Park is paved, there is water in the Visitors Center park lot & bathrooms, pit toilets at the pull offs.