Archaeologist-guided Hikes into Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

Explore the cliff-dweller sites in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument with a knowledgeable archaeologist.  Visit sites difficult to access from public trail heads.  Learn to recognize  archaeological sites and artifacts while hiking through scenic red-rock canyons.  Experience the personal touch with answers to your own questions.  How do archaeologists know where to dig? What is a kiva? What are the great stories of prehistoric civilizations?  Advance reservations required. Half day for up to 4 people: $150. Full day for up to 4 people (includes sack lunch) $235.  Additional people: half day $15/person; full day $30/person.

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Latitude: 37.3372034 Longitude: -108.785677 Elevation: 5475 ft

Length of Walking Tour

One half day: 3-4 miles; Full day 7 miles.

Best Starting Point

Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast: 14537 Road G, Cortez, CO

ADA Accessibility Notes

Not appropriate for people who cannot walk. long distances.

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