Chaco Culture National Historical Park Trails

Within Chaco Culture National Historical Park are numerous trails to explore the archaeological ruins within Chaco Canyon and surrounding mesas. Trails to Chetro Ketl, Pueblo Bonito, and Pueblo del Arroyo are ADA accessible. In addition, there are four back country trails that take you to remote pueblo sites.
Trail Name Difficulty Distance Elev. Gain
1. Wijiji Trail Easy 3.2 mi / 5.0 km 100 ft
2. Una Vida Trail Easy 0.4 mi / 0.7 km 20 ft
3. Hugo Pavi Trail Easy 0.2 mi / 0.4 km 20 ft
4. Chetro Ketl Trail Easy 0.5 mi / 0.9 km 20 ft
5. Petroglyph Trail Easy 0.6 mi / 1.0 km 10 ft
6. Pueblo Bonito Trail Easy 0.5 mi / 0.8 km 35 ft
7. Wetherill Trail Easy 0.6 mi / 1.0 km 10 ft
8. Pueblo del Arroyo Trail Easy 0.2 mi / 0.3 km 10 ft
9. Kin Klesto Trail Easy 0.4 mi / 0.6 km 20 ft
10. Pueblo Bonito Overlook Moderate 1.4 mi / 2.2 km 170 ft
11. Pueblo Alto Trail Moderatesy 3.3 mi / 5.3 km 500 ft
12. Casa Chiquita Trail Easy 1.4 mi / 2.2 km 10 ft
13. Penasco Blanco Trail *
(Includes Kin Kletso & Casa Chiquita Trails)
Moderate 7.2 mi / 11.6 km 340 ft
14. Casa Rinconada Trail Easy 0.5 mi / 0.8 km 10 ft
15. South Mesa (Tsin Kletsin) Trail Moderate 3.9 mi / 6.3 km 520 ft


Chaco Canyon Trails
Chaco Canyon Trails Map and Info (PDF 225 KB)
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