Begin at Sand Canyon Pueblo, where your guide will share this expansive canyon-head community and how the Ancestral Pueblo people lived in the years just prior to their mass migration to the south. From there, hike over to view how the Ancestral Pueblo reservoir water retention system worked. Continue your hike to see towers, alcove sites, and rock art – oh my!
- Interpretive hikes with information on Visit with Respect, Leave No Trace, Ancestral Pueblo culture, botany, biology, archaeology
- Guide will meet participants at the Sand Canyon Pueblo Parking area. After viewing Sand Canyon Pueblo, they will park on road shoulder for hiking
- Distance: 3.5-4 miles
- Suggested Time: 6-7 hours
- Cost: $260 for 4 people, additional $32 per person over 4
- Participants responsible for water/snacks, etc.
- Difficulty: Moderate to challenging with rockiness, inclines
8. a. & b. Hike down to Burro Canyon only or visit Sand Canyon and walk BLM Road 4724 only (no canyon)
- Visiting only the canyon bottom or combining Sand Canyon with a mild walk for surface sites.
- Suggested time: 4 hours
- Cost: $180 for 4 people, additional $22.50 per person over 4