The Full Moon program takes place against the backdrop of the Great House Pueblo at the top of Chimney Rock Mesa. The program includes an informative lecture on topics specific to the Chimney Rock site, such as the ancestral Puebloan culture, archaeoastronomy theories, or area geology.The program lasts approximately three hours including check-in, driving to the mesa top (2.5 miles up a winding dirt road with 20-mph speed limit – allow 15 minutes each way), and hiking to the Great House Pueblo.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This program is recommended for ages 8 and up. Guests must enter through the Hwy 151 entry gate during the check-in period stated below; the gate will be locked at the end of that time.
Tickets are $20 plus a booking fee and are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, rain checks will be available. For details, please call the Visitor Cabin (970-883-5359) 9:00 – 4:00 Mountain Time.
Reservations strongly recommended. Limited space. Walk-ins on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Early Tour/Full Moon Package**
This program begins with a one-hour guided tour on the one-third-mile paved Mesa Village Trail loop. Volunteers will then light the trail to the mesa top for a full moon program before the twin spires.
**The complete package lasts approximately four hours including check-in, driving to the mesa top.Tickets are $25.00