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Summer Solstice Sunrise Program at Chimney Rock

Categorized as: Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals
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Watch the sun rise over the San Juans this first day of summer and discuss how the ancients may have lived and why they celebrated the solstice. Summer solstice is the longest day of the year with sunrise occurring the farthest north on the horizon of the entire year. This unique 2-3 hour event begins at the Sun Tower, a place not visited on our regular tours, and concludes at the Stone Basin, providing two viewing locations.

Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. Ticket purchase is considered a donation and is non-refundable. For tickets, call 970-883-5359.

The HWY 151 gate will be open from 5:00 to 5:05 a.m. Sunrise is at approximately 5:48 a.m.