Saturday, June 3 2023

Life at Chimney Rock Festival @ Chimney Rock National Monument

Chimney Rock National Monument

Archaeological site
3179 CO-151
Chimney Rock, Colorado


Family-Oriented Festival is held at Chimney Rock's Visitor Center area.  Learn about the skills of the ancients from Chimney Rock volunteers.  Try yucca pounding, make a clay pot, design a pictograph, weave a textile, grind corn, or throw a spear with an atlatl.  Visit with presenters who will share the importance of astronomy and dendrochronology.  Native American arts and crafts for sale.  Special price these two days only,  $10 per vehicle. 10am-4pm.  

– Pay with cash or credit card when you arrive
– Interagency, Access, Senior, Military, and 4th grader park passes will be accepted
   for National Monument access.

 

Chimney Rock National Monument is day use only. Due to parking limitations at the upper parking lot, customers may occasionally need to wait at the visitor center.

None of the ancient structures are visible from the parking lot.

Special Programs and/or tours may be canceled due to threatening weather. If so, Rain Checks will be available.

There is no water at the site. Bottled water can be purchased at the Gift Shop.

All fees are considered as donations and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please wear sturdy shoes, sun protection, and proper clothing for high desert elevation with potential weather changes.

Pets (except for service animals) are not permitted on the interpretive trails. Please do not leave pets in your vehicle or tied outside as there is no shade.  A shaded, unmonitored, kennel is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Kennel locks are available to borrow from the Visitor Center. Dog owners must provide dog water.

There is limited power and phone service available.

Picnic tables and restrooms are available near the Visitor Center.

Future Tickets and more information. https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/234787

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