Night Sky: Stars & Galaxies

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PROGRAM DETAILS The Night Sky Programs at Chimney Rock National Monument offer two different opportunities to observe the stars where the ancient Puebloans did 1,000 years ago; The Stars & Galaxies Program and the Our Solar System Program. The Stars & Galaxies Program is timed for when the moon is absent from the sky, enabling [...]

$8 – $16

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This engaging two-hour early-morning tour is led by a trained Chimney Rock Interpretive Association tour guide.  The tour will spotlight a number of general topics aimed at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area over a thousand years ago.  You will learn about the [...]

$8 – $16

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Sunset Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This engaging two-hour sunset tour is led by a trained Chimney Rock Interpretive Association tour guide.  The tour will spotlight a number of general topics aimed at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area over a thousand years ago.  You will learn about the [...]

$8 – $16

Geology Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This 1.5 hour guided tour explores local geology and its relationship to the daily lives of the ancestral Puebloans who lived at Chimney Rock.  Rock types impact structures, pottery, tools, and soil productivity; geologic processes determine the landscape, and, at Chimney Rock, play a central role in climate.  The relationship between the pillars [...]

$8 – $16

Night Sky: Our Solar System

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PROGRAM DETAILS The Night Sky Programs at Chimney Rock National Monument offer two different opportunities to observe the stars where the ancient Puebloans did 1,000 years ago; The Stars & Galaxies Program and the Our Solar System Program. The Our Solar System Program is is timed for when the moon is visible but not fully [...]

$8 – $16

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This engaging two-hour early-morning tour is led by a trained Chimney Rock Interpretive Association tour guide.  The tour will spotlight a number of general topics aimed at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area over a thousand years ago.  You will learn about the [...]

$8 – $16

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Sunset Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This engaging two-hour sunset tour is led by a trained Chimney Rock Interpretive Association tour guide.  The tour will spotlight a number of general topics aimed at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area over a thousand years ago.  You will learn about the [...]

$8 – $16

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Tour

PROGRAM DETAILS This engaging two-hour early-morning tour is led by a trained Chimney Rock Interpretive Association tour guide.  The tour will spotlight a number of general topics aimed at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area over a thousand years ago.  You will learn about the [...]

$8 – $16

Early Tour/ Full Moon Program

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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 [...]

$25

Full Moon Program

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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 [...]

$20

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.