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Aztec Ruins National Monument

P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
+1 505-334-6174
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Worth the visit.

We visited Aztec Ruins after spending much of the day at Chaco Canyon National Historical Park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rmp231
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San Antonio, Texas
Very interesting

Very interesting specially to see and understand a completely restored Kiva. We were there in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kartikmexico
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Mexico City
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P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Aztec Ruins after spending much of the day at Chaco Canyon National Historical Park. Although we thoroughly enjoyed Chaco, we felt a more intimate relationship with Aztec. It's a lovely, peaceful location on the north edge of Aztec, New Mexico. When we were...More

Thank rmp231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting specially to see and understand a completely restored Kiva. We were there in the afternoon and the lights and shadows in the ruins were great.

1  Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I learned a lot from the information presented at the visitor's center at Aztec Ruins Natl Monument. I had already visited Mesa Verde and knew about Chaco Canyon, so this tied it all nicely together. I learned that Mesa Verde was built 1st, then Chaco...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was our introduction to a trip the next day to Chaco Canyon, south of Aztec and much harder to get to. The two communities were connected by a straight road in ancient days. Aztec Ruins are not "Aztec," of course, but were so-named by...More

Thank kayaklady2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have guided tours during the summer months but we did a self guided tour in April. It gave me a new perspective of how the Native American Indians evolved. Very different than Mesa Verde.

Thank Kay Y
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Really great spot to observe some history. Love how maintained the area is, provides viewers with a unique experience.

Thank Kris C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a great place, much easier to get to than Chaco Canyon, 10 Miles from Bloomfield. Good parking facilities, good access to the visitor centre and the ruins themselves. You can purchase a guide book or borrow one from the visitor centre, this book describes...More

1  Thank William M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Watch the video before you go out to tour the grounds. The park ranger will give you a laminated sheet of paper, take it because it helps explain what you are looking at outside. The video does a horrible job explaining the area but it...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Aztec Ruins National Monument is a UNESCO World Heritage Site about a half an hour north of Farmington, New Mexico. The Pueblo buildings date back to the 11th and 13th Centre, and one Kiva is a reconstruction to show what archaeologists believe to be the...More

Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Not really on the tourist routes but well worth your time to find. Large ruin with great trails and easy access. The kiva is large and well done - the grounds are interesting and a great guidebook is given for you to follow. Very interesting,...More

Thank Mark107
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Jim C
what are the hours and cost of the park.
5 March 2017|
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Response from Howard4094 | Reviewed this property |
Q: What is the entrance fee? A: Entrance is $5.00 per person. Children 15 and under are free. All current interagency passes to federal recreation areas are honored and available at the site until thirty minutes before... More
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Are you open on July 4?
4 July 2016|
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Response from TheDurangoChef | Reviewed this property |
Open today
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