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Night Sky: Stars & Galaxies

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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

Life at Chimney Rock Festival

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

FESTIVAL DETAILS This Free Family-Oriented Festival is held at Chimney Rock's Visitor Center area. Step back in time as volunteers and artisans demonstrate ancient tools and crafts. Visitors may make a pot, throw an atlatl (a type of throwing spear), pound yucca leaves to release their fibers, paint their own pictograph, grind corn with a [...]

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Geology Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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
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Flora of Chimney Rock Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

PROGRAM DETAILS A thousand years ago the people who lived at Chimney Rock depended on the plants around them for food, fuel, tools, housing, clothing, medicine, and art.  The breadth and depth of their knowledge is almost unimaginable today.  Join us for an introduction to some of the plant species that grow at Chimney Rock [...]

$8 – $16
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Night Sky: Our Solar System

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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
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Birding at Chimney Rock Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

PROGRAM DETAILS Join us for a fun and casual 2-hour bird-walk led by a knowledgeable birding guide from the Weminuche Audubon Society. These outings are designed to introduce you to the diverse community of birds that spend their summer at Chimney Rock National Monument. Birders of all skill levels are welcome to participate. Your guide [...]

$8 – $16
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Mysteries of Chimney Rock Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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
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Geology Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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
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Mysteries of Chimney Rock Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

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
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Flora of Chimney Rock Tour

Chimney Rock National Monument 3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO

PROGRAM DETAILS A thousand years ago the people who lived at Chimney Rock depended on the plants around them for food, fuel, tools, housing, clothing, medicine, and art.  The breadth and depth of their knowledge is almost unimaginable today.  Join us for an introduction to some of the plant species that grow at Chimney Rock [...]

$8 – $16

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.