Bookmark and Share

Full Moon Program at Chimney Rock Archaeological Area

Experience the full moon at Chimney Rock’s Great House Pueblo site on Saturday, Aug. 13.

The program includes Native American flute melodies and storytelling by Charles Martinez. The Chimney Rock gate will be open from 6 to 6:15 p.m. The program begins at 7, and the moon will rise at approximately 7:48.

Tickets are $15 for this two-hour program designed for folks 12 years and older.

Add $5 for an early tour of the Great Kiva Trail Loop, which starts at 5:15 p.m. Bring flashlights, water (also for sale at the cabin), cushions and blankets or coats. Reservations are required. For tickets, call the visitor cabin at 883-5359, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

After you spend a night at Chimney Rock bathed in moonlight, try a dark night checking out what else is up there.

The final Night Sky Program of the season will take place on Friday, Aug. 26. Enjoy views of the planets, meteors and bright stars, while learning about the archeoastronomy of the Ancients. Participants are advised to come prepared with binoculars, water (also for sale at the cabin), flashlights and coats.

The gate will open at 5 p.m.; the opening program is scheduled from 6 to 7, with viewing from 7:30 to 9.

Reservations are suggested, as space is limited. Tickets can also be purchased at the Visitor Cabin prior to the program: $10 for adults and $5 for children 11 years and younger. For reservations, call the visitor cabin at 883-5359, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Ticket purchase is considered a donation and is non-refundable. Special Programs are sponsored by The Chimney Rock Interpretive Association.

blog comments powered by Disqus