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Mule Canyon + House on Fire Ruin

Overview There is a small complex of restored Anasazi ruins along Hwy 95 at Mule Canyon, west of Blanding. They are interesting and worth looking at for a few minutes. The name of the ruin (House on Fire) comes from the swirly, striated patterns...

Navajo National Monument

The prehistoric Puebloan Ancestors built Tsegi Phase villages within the natural sandstone alcoves of our canyons. The resilient Ancestral Puebloans paved the way for current Native American groups in the Southwest region. These villages, which date from AD 1250 to 1300,...

Citadel Ruins and Fallen Roof Ruin

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Sheiks Canyon & The Green Mask

Sheiks, and adjacent Bullet canyons are two of the easiest-reached Grand Gulch tributaries, and both offer a good half day hike to several, intricate, well preserved ruins including pictographs in a variety of colors and styles, or alternatively a longer (14 mile) day...

Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park in San Miguel and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico. The park, operated by the National Park Service, encompasses thousands of acres of landscape infused with historical elements from prehistoric archaeological ruins...

Wupatki National Monument

Nestled between the Painted Desert and ponderosa highlands of northern Arizona, Wupatki is a landscape of legacies. Ancient pueblos dot red-rock outcroppings across miles of prairie. Where food and water seem impossible to find, people built pueblos, raised families, farmed, traded, and thrived....

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument (Hopi: Wupatupqa) is a United States National Monument located about 10 mi (16 km) southeast of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, near Interstate 40. The canyon rim elevation is 6,690 ft (2,040 m); the canyon's floor is 350...

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument protects a set of well-preserved dwellings located in Camp Verde, Arizona which were built and used by the Sinagua people, a pre-Columbian culture closely related to the Hohokam and other indigenous peoples of the southwestern United States, between...

Bandelier National Monument

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Bandelier National Monument is a 33,677-acre (13,629 ha) United States National Monument near Los Alamos in Sandoval and Los Alamos Counties, New Mexico. The monument preserves the homes and territory of the Ancestral Puebloans of a later era in...

Puye Cliffs National Historic Monument

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Between 900 and 1580, up to 1500 pueblo Indians lived in the area where they hunted game and cultivated food. Native peoples first settled in the area in the late 10th century of the Pueblo II Era, living in dispersed...

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (the Monument) encompasses 176,000 acres of federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Monument is located in the Four Corners region of southwestern Colorado, about 50 miles west of Durango,...

River House Ruin

The River House Ruin is located near the San Juan River about 12 miles from Bluff, Utah on the west side of Comb Ridge. The ruin has multiple one and two story rooms, a kiva and an assortment of pictographs. Several hundred feet west...

Canyon De Chelly National Monument

People have lived in these canyons for nearly 5,000 years - longer than anyone has lived uninterrupted anywhere on the Colorado Plateau.  In the place called Tsegi, their homes and images tell us their stories. Today, Navajo families make their homes, raise livestock, and...