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Oct 4, 2014 - Camping at Chaco Canyon

1-4 October 2014 Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico (colloquially called "Chaco Canyon") "Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park hosting the densest and most exceptional concentration of pueblos in the American Southwest. The park is located in northwestern New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Farmington, in a remote canyon cut by the Chaco Wash. Containing the most sweeping collection of ancient ruins north of Mexico, the park preserves one of the United States' most important...

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Oct 2, 2014 - Chaco Culture National Historic Park

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Mar 10, 2012 - Chaco Culture NHS

March 10 Today was an interesting day with a lot of different things happening. We headed out to Chaco Culture National Historic Park and when we reach the main road we notice two rat rods and an older pickup truck. What to do, follow them of course. They pull into the closest gas station so we stop and ask if there is a car show in the area. No show, just a bunch of car guys who meet at the Dunkin’ Donuts in the next town. So we are off to Farmington. We find the ground and take time to look at a few cars and take some pictures. We...

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Nov 11, 2007 - Chaco Cultural National Historic Park

We left the trailer at 6:30 and after picking up Robert and his brother, Tom, and a stop at the Village Inn for breakfast, we hit the highway north for the approximate 2 1/2 hour drive to Chaco Cultural National Historic Park. This area contains the ruins of the "Anasazi" civilization dating from 600 AD to roughly 1250 AD. We spent the whole day checking out the various ruins and it was 4:30 before we started the drive back to Albuquerque.

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Oct 26, 2007 - Chaco Culture National Historical Park

I decided to spend another night in Farmington so I could make a day trip to Chaco Culture National Historical Park. This park is in the middle of nowhere, and I figured that if I didn't go now, I would likely never make it. Getting to the park also takes a commitment of perseverance as well as time, since the main road into the park is a washboard dirt road. Another good test for the Subaru. This park preserves the center of the Chacoan Culture, a civilization that extended throughout the Four Corners region a thousand years ago. The...

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