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Chaco National Park

How To Visit Chaco Canyon: A Complete Guide To The Ancient Structures

Preserving the largest concentration of large-scale ancient structures in the Four Corners built by the Ancestral Puebloans, Chaco Canyon is one of the most studied archaeological sites in the U.S. Southwest. Along with Aztec Ruins and several smaller Chacoan sites, the ancient ruins in Chaco Canyon are a designated UNESCO Heritage site since 1987, recognized […]

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Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park

9 Spectacular Ancient Ruins In The Four Corners Area Worth A Visit

Thousands of ancient ruins lay scattered all over the US Southwest, especially in the Four Corners area. The high deserts of the Colorado Plateau where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona meet feature a spectacular landscape, filled with gorgeous rock formations visible for miles.And yet, the geological wonders tell only part of the story of

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Aztec Ruins, New Mexico, US Southwest

Explore Aztec Ruins In The Four Corners Area Of The Desert Southwest

The largest Ancestral Pueblo Community in the Animas River Valley, the people of Aztec Ruins lived here for about 200 years, between 1100 and 1300. They built a few “great houses” comprising multi-story interlocking rooms, kivas, and smaller structures. Each “great house” had a kiva, or ceremonial center, associated with it.

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Kiva at Chetro Ketl, Chaco

In The Footsteps Of The Ancient Puebloans In Chaco Canyon

Chaco Ruins encompass one of the largest concentration of large-scale ancient structures in the Four Corners area of the US Southwest. They were once home and ceremonial center to the Ancestral Puebloan people, ancestors of several modern Pueblo nations. The canyon, its landscape and its ancient structures, are one of the archaeological sites in the

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