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Chimney Rock Interpretive Association Receives The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative

By | 2016-12-29T21:21:40+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Articles|

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA) is pleased to announce that it has received the 2015 Colorado Governor’s Tourism Award for Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative. CRIA received this award in recognition of its excellence in the promotion of tourism in the Southwest region of the state, utilization of partnerships, creativity and innovation in the initiative, and [...]

Chimney Rock Hosts 2nd Anniversary Event for Let’s Move! in Indian Country

By | 2016-12-29T21:21:40+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Articles|

May 2013 - Chimney Rock National Monument was the site chosen for celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Let's Move! in Indian Country. Participants included fifty youth from the Southern Ute Montessori Elementary School; the Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture, Butch Blazer; the White House Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs; and several Puebloan youth who [...]


By | 2016-12-29T21:21:41+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Articles|

The Chimney Rock site in southwestern Colorado incorporates spiritual, historic, and scientific resources of great value and significance. A thousand years ago, the vast Chaco civilization was drawn to the site's soaring massive rock pinnacles, Chimney Rock and Companion Rock, that rise hundreds of feet from the valley floor to an elevation of 7,600 feet. [...]