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The ruins themselves take a couple of hours to explore. They date from the 11th century AD. The San Juan Archeological Society which maintains the site has excellent explanatory exhibits and for serious inquirer a good library.
The Chaco Canyon tour with Salmon Ruins Museum and Site archeologist Tori Myers was truly extraordinary: Three of us in the suv for a full day at the canyon. Tori helped the place and Publoan culture come alive covering all aspects of the history and...More
This was an amazing tour led by Tori Myers, our guide into the Chaco Canyon. From 8 in the morning until after 4 pm, we never stopped learning about this ancient culture and the local area as well. It was wonderful being just two with...More
We were more than surprised at all the interesting information we learned here. We almost decided not to go due to time, but so glad we did. The museum is loaded with information and a great collection of artifacts. Then the pamphlet provided for the...More
Tori took us on a private day tour to Chaco Canyon from her administrative home at Salmon Ruins in Bloomfield. She has an incredible knowledge of the Chaco culture and could explain how the developments related to broader historical events. My friend said it was...More
Thanks to the Salmons, early settlers, a Anasazi pueblo site has been preserved just outside Bloomfield and there’s a nice museum dedicated to telling the story of both. We booked an all day tour to the Chaco Culture National Monument with a museum archaeologist, Tori...More
The Salmon family, who settled and farmed here in the late 19th century, did much to preserve the ancient pueblo that once graced this land. Multiple rooms have been well preserved and carefully described in the materials provided for your self-guided tour. Meanwhile the museum...More