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Salmon Ruins

6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
+1 505-632-2013
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Chaco Canyon Tour

The Chaco Canyon tour with Salmon Ruins Museum and Site archeologist Tori Myers was truly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linda H
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California
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Best Tour of Chaco Canyon available starts at Salmon Ruins

This was an amazing tour led by Tori Myers, our guide into the Chaco Canyon. From 8 in the morning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EL R
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Tucson, Arizona
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6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
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+1 505-632-2013
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"gift shop"
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"mesa verde"
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"worth a stop"
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"national monument"
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"guide book"
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"great history"
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"chaco culture"
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"small museum"
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"great place to visit"
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"magical place"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Chaco Canyon tour with Salmon Ruins Museum and Site archeologist Tori Myers was truly extraordinary: Three of us in the suv for a full day at the canyon. Tori helped the place and Publoan culture come alive covering all aspects of the history and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing tour led by Tori Myers, our guide into the Chaco Canyon. From 8 in the morning until after 4 pm, we never stopped learning about this ancient culture and the local area as well. It was wonderful being just two with...More

Thank EL R
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I love visiting ruins. This place really had potential but it seems like the money and effort have not been being returned in to the site...Sad.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were more than surprised at all the interesting information we learned here. We almost decided not to go due to time, but so glad we did. The museum is loaded with information and a great collection of artifacts. Then the pamphlet provided for the...More

Thank Cris D
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Interesting place to visit for an hour if you are in the area. Not worth a side trip. It is a self walking tour with a booklet for numbered information.

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Tori took us on a private day tour to Chaco Canyon from her administrative home at Salmon Ruins in Bloomfield. She has an incredible knowledge of the Chaco culture and could explain how the developments related to broader historical events. My friend said it was...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Thanks to the Salmons, early settlers, a Anasazi pueblo site has been preserved just outside Bloomfield and there’s a nice museum dedicated to telling the story of both. We booked an all day tour to the Chaco Culture National Monument with a museum archaeologist, Tori...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Salmon family, who settled and farmed here in the late 19th century, did much to preserve the ancient pueblo that once graced this land. Multiple rooms have been well preserved and carefully described in the materials provided for your self-guided tour. Meanwhile the museum...More

1  Thank Susan A
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We hired Tori to provide a full-day tour of Chaco Canyon and our experience was perfect. We left the museum at 8:00am and returned about 4:45pm. Getting to Chaco is no easy feat and we were very glad not to have tried it in our...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We used Salmon Ruins to provide a tour guide to Chaco canyon. We were the only ones on the tour that day. Our guide, Tori, was extremely knowledgable about the site, and the history of, both the ancient and current Indian tribes. She was able...More

Thank Sc245
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Tony P
30 July 2018|
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Response from Kristen A | Reviewed this property |
I agree. It is not worth going way out of your way. Although....I don't know about UFO sightings.
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Mark M
8 November 2016|
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Response from silverstreak5611 | Reviewed this property |
Contact Salmon Ruins Museum in Bloomfield, New Mexico. Ask for tour information. I hope this is helpful. Go online and google this and you will get all of the information needed to contact them.
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