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Wijiji Trail

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Run along an old road to a Chacoan Great House and petroglyph site.


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2.0

Miles

3.1

KM

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Runnable

6,262' 1,909 m

High

6,209' 1,893 m

Low

70' 21 m

Up

26' 8 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Historical Significance · Views · Wildlife

Trails are closed sunset to 7am. The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Need to Know

$25/vehicle/week fee is required to visit Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6ft and may not enter archeological sites.

Runner Notes

The smooth roadbed surface makes this an excellent path for a trail run.

Description

From the trailhead across the park road from the Gallo Campground, take the trail past the boulders with a few petrolyphs to an old dirt service road after 0.1 miles. Turn left on the service road for 1.5 miles, then turn left 0.05 miles to access the Wijiji ruin.

On the east side of the ruin, the trail continues 0.3 miles to a petroglyph site beneath the cliffs.

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