Agate House Trail
ElevationAscent: 27' 8 m
Descent: -8' -3 m
High: 5,501' 1,677 m
Low: 5,482' 1,671 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)
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“A short, flat trail leading out to the Agate House archaeological site.”— Hunter R
Built during the 14th century, Agate House was constructed by the Ancestral Puebloan people as a small, eight-room family home. Interestingly, no doors were used to access the inside of the dwelling. Rather, family members were tasked with scaling a ladder to the rooftop, from which they could enter the dwelling through a small opening.
Please leave all artifacts where they lie, so that the next visitors can enjoy the same rich experience while visiting the Agate House archaeological site.
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Land Manager: National Park Service - Petrified Forest National Park