Overview

The Salmon Ruins are 11th century ruins and a Chacoan Great House. They are one of the largest outlying colonies built in the ancient Chacoan style. Travelers can see artifacts, new exhibits at the museum, and replicas as they explore the area.

Key Attractions

At Heritage Park site, next to the Salmon Ruins, there is a library, museum, and research center. Visitors can experience a 19th century homestead, as well as the 11th century ruins. Replicas exist of a typical sweatlodge, hogan, tipi, and pithouse.

Location

10 miles east of Farmington, NM on Hwy 6.

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