SANTA CLARA PUEBLO is a federally-recognized Indian Tribe located approximately 27 miles north of Santa Fe and one mile from the nearby city of Española. With a population of 2,800 people, it is located one mile from the confluence of the Rio Grande and Santa Clara Creek. The Santa Clara lands range from 5,500 feet in elevation in the Rio Grande Valley to nearly 11,000 feet in the Jemez Mountains. The vast majority of the reservation is undeveloped forest and grasslands, including the Santa Clara Canyon.
Santa Clara Pueblo is open to the public on a daily basis. It is recomended that visitors stop at the tribal Administration office before venturing into the village home areas.