Chimney Rock National Monument is a highly protected archaeological site. Only people on tours may drive to the mesa top. The ancient structures are not visible from the mesa top. Two tour options are offered: Guided Tours and Mesa Village Audio-Guided Tours. For the same $12.00 fee ($5.00 for children ages 5-12), visitors may take either a guided tour (includes both the Mesa Village Trail and the Pueblo Trail) or enjoy an Mesa Village Audio-Guided Tour (does not include the Pueblo Trail). Tours do not climb Chimney Rock nor Companion Rock. All tours are first come-first serve and have a 25 person maximum. No reservations required. Tickets are purchased at the Visitor Cabin. Active military discount available. Interagency Senior Pass and Access Pass honored. Ask your Cabin Host upon arrival.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SEVERE WEATHER AND/OR TRAIL CONDITIONS MAY REQUIRE THAT TOURS AND SPECIAL EVENTS BE CANCELLED AT THE LAST MINUTE.
Two-Hour Guided Tour
Our two-hour tour includes the Mesa Village trail (approximately first hour of the tour) and the Pueblo Trail (approximately second hour of the tour). Tour times for the 2018 season are yet to be determined.
Mesa Village Audio-Guided Tour
Audio-guided walking tours offered daily between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Pre-recorded audio commentary gives in-depth information about the structures viewed and the people who lived there.