Highlights from – The Anasazi Pass
Session I: June 26 - July 9
Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP - no other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling depths which can be seen on breathtaking hikes in the Inner Canyon to the river.
Great Sand Dunes NP - explore and play on the tallest sand dunes in
Ouray - a
National Historic District sits high in the
Aztec Ruins NM
- explore West Ruin, a center of ancestral
Mesa Verde NP gives you a glimpse into the Ancestral Pueblo people who lived here from 600 A.D. Visit one of over 600 cliff dwellings in the park on a Ranger-led tour and experience the sites first-hand.
Florissant Fossil Beds NM in central
Arkansas River - exceptional whitewater rafting in
major rivers than any other
mountain range in the
Bandalier NM - hike the Long Trail in Frijoles Canyon or walk along a mesa, viewing cavates, petro glyphs and the Ancestral Pueblo village of Tsankawi and climb ladders to view the Ancestral Pueblo "Long House" where for over 10,000 years nomadic hunter-gatherers followed migrating wildlife across the mesas and canyons.
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks NM - hike to a slot canyon and cave loop to see cone-shaped tent rock formations, the products of volcanic eruptions that occurred 6 to 7 million years ago.