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Aztec Ruins West Great House Loop

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Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec Ruins West Great House Loop is a 0.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aztec, New Mexico. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walking.

Distance: 0.4 miles Elevation Gain: 6 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

historic site

no dogs

The ruins contain Pueblo structures from the 11th to 13th centuries with more than 400 masonry rooms which were misidentified by early American settlers as Aztec. It lies within the World Heritage Site of Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

hiking
2 months ago

Great well-preserved ruins. This trail includes a walk-through of a fully reconstructed kiva - RARE. Friendly ranger too.

hiking
11 months ago

Great morning hiking, there is a guided tour.

hiking
Mon May 27 2019

Impressive ruins

walking
Tue Jan 01 2019

Very cool view of ruins and a very easy walk that is handicap accessible. They do not allow dogs.

walking
Sun May 27 2018

Fun, easy walk through some ancient ruins.

walking
Sat Mar 10 2018

Nice for a quick walkthrough.

hiking
9 months ago

walking
11 months ago

hiking
Thu Nov 15 2018

Wed Aug 01 2018

Sun Aug 13 2017