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Night Sky Archaeoastronomy Program

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Chimney Rock's entertaining yet educational Night-Sky Archaeoastronomy Program includes a one-hour astronomy demonstration at the Visitor Center. Guests will learn about naked-eye astronomy of the Ancestral Puebloans and the solar system and universe. Then participants will drive to the upper mesa for approximately 1.5 hours of night-sky viewing through telescopes. Participants are advised to bring binoculars, water (also for sale at the Visitor Center), flashlights, and coats. The upper parking area is paved and wheelchair accessible, with restroom facilities.

Reservations are required. Tickets are $15/adults and $7.50 for children 5-16 years of age. Ticket purchase is considered a donation and is non-refundable.

June 7 - The HWY 151 gate will close at 7:15pm; the opening program is scheduled from 7:30pm to 8:30pm; with viewing from 9:00pm to 10:45pm.