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Pecos National Historical Park

1 Peach Drive, Pecos, NM 87552-0418
+1 505-757-7241
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Fascinating and moving.

Our visit to Pecos National Historical Park was without doubt one of the highlights of our recent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Thousands of years in a single day

Visited the Pecos National Historical Park with a friend and my young grandson on a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Pecos National Historical Park commemorates thousands of years of human travel through the area. This includes hundreds of years of human habitation, such as Pecos Pueblo and the Spanish Mission Church. The Santa Fe Trail came through the park, as did the original path of Route 66. The Civil War brought the Battle of Glorieta Pass here, where Confederate ambitions for the Southwest stopped. The Forked Lightning Ranch boasted Northern New Mexico dude ranching and the home of Tex Austin, E.E. "Buddy" Fogelson, and Greer Garson. Whatever your interest in New Mexico, from archeology to modern rodeos, Pecos National Historical Park is connected!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (32 reviews)
“pueblo ruins” (27 reviews)
“greer garson” (16 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Peach Drive, Pecos, NM 87552-0418
+1 505-757-7241
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Pecos National Historical Park was without doubt one of the highlights of our recent trip to New Mexico. We had just missed the last guided Ranger tour but picked up the self-guided booklet for $2 and struck out on our own. It...More

Thank Knickknackpatti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Pecos National Historical Park with a friend and my young grandson on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. One might think it would be a stretch for a 6 year old to enjoy "old ruins" but he was the most engaged and fascinated visitor. Take...More

Thank pflepsep
Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to the great vistas and well-done interpretive information, we found it a fun adventure for our 2 1/2- and 5-year old grandchildren. The mile+ trail was just about the right distance for them to "hike" without getting overly tired. They had a kiva...More

Thank Washingtondrysider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice national Monument on the Santa Fe Trail. It's about 35 miles from Santa Fe and is well worth the drive. If you like Indian ruins this is the place for you. There is a 1 mile trail around the ruins which is really...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit! The site is well laid out and provides a nice walk as you go from site to site. The information center provides a well documented timeline of the area's history. The digs and reconstruction work on the site provides a great...More

Thank OnlyaLadd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PNHP is a great place to visit any time of year - did you know there was a U.S. Civil War Battlefield in NM? It's part of PNHP. Did you know that Greer Garson owned what is now PNHP and that Jane Fonda owned the...More

Thank Vittorio_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I woud recoomed taking your time and allot about two hours for this stop. Walk the trail and take in the stops and exhibitsa along the way. It appears monotonous, but if you slow down and get in to it, its pretty good. Climb down...More

Thank redlandfd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery was wonderful but I was told it was not that difficult a trail. Until I couldn't find the trail marker and went down the wrong way. I then spotted the marker above and to the left of where I was and almost couldn't...More

Thank Bruce M
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for visiting Pecos National Historic Park. Our path is 1.25 mile loop that is paved asphalt. It starts from behind the visitor center, wraps around the ancestral pueblo, to a Spanish mission and back down to the visitor center. We loan out trail...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Worth the trip. Watch out for rattlesnakes everywhere in the park. Amazing diversity in the country we live. Come here to walk around several times a year.

Thank jlrich12
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Incredible walk overlooking this pueblo. Trail has great information and the staff is very helpful, providing a laminated map to use during your visit. Views here are stunning and the archaeology and history of the place---well, overwhelming. It is a sacred site--and the bits of...More

Thank Jack W
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Bob K
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Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
Winter Hours: From Labor Day until Memorial Day, the park is open from 8:30 to 4:00. Pecos National Historical Park is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. Fees: The fee to visit the park is... More