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PROGRAM DETAILS This combination package begins at the upper parking lot with a one-hour guided tour of the one-third-mile paved Mesa Village Trail loop. The beautiful mountain views on this easy trail will lead you to a 44-foot diameter excavated great kiva. This kiva was probably a community gathering place for those who lived at [...]Find out more
Each month during the summer, volunteers light the trail to the mesa top for a full moon program before the twin spires. A speaker tells the story of the people and their likely relationship with the moon, sun, and stars. Watch the full moon rise over the eastern mountain peaks to the music of a [...]Find out more
Watch the sun rise at Chimney Rock National Monument! With a 360-degree vantage point and the hush of early morning in the wilderness, the sunrise from the Great House is a marvelous experience for the eyes and the spirit, and an amazing opportunity for photography. PROGRAM DETAILS Following the sunrise photo session (time is allowed [...]Find out more
PROGRAM DETAILS Timed for when the moon is absent from the sky, this program enables guests to enjoy the night sky in a truly dark-sky environment and see fainter objects that the moon's light would normally obscure. The Hwy 151 Entry Gate will open an hour before sunset, for check-in and driving to the High [...]Find out more
There’s more to learn at Chimney Rock National Monument beyond the daily tours. The interpretive program at Chimney Rock includes opportunities to see the site in a different light and to enjoy the different facets of the site. Ticket fees for special programs are considered a non-refundable donation. Programs often sell out. A booking fee applies to each ticket purchased online or through the call center. Making a reservation through the website or the call center is the only way to guarantee a spot on this tour. Most programs are at full capacity prior to the event but we will accommodate walk-ins if space is available. Booking fees do not apply to walk-ins.
You can book our monthly programs online or by calling 1-877-444-6777.