Archaeology of Ghost Ranch Tour

ArchaeologyWeekly Culture & Adventure Passes, Paleontology and Archaeology tours have ended for the season. Weekly Wednesday Archaeology Tours begin on April 13, 2016. Private Tours: Available year-round by special arrangement and for an additional fee. Contact Karen Butts at or 505.685.1000, ext. 4120.

A walking tour to archaeological sites on our 21,000 acre property: there are two- rock-shelter sites here at the Ranch; one dates back 8,000 years and the second 2,000 years. These sites have been the focus of excavation for seminar groups for several years. Dr. Florence Hawley Ellis spent many years at Ghost Ranch teaching, excavating and cataloging discoveries from the area. Our anthropology museum bears Dr. Ellis’ name and includes artifacts from several different indigenous tribes who have lived and hunted in this area.

Time: 10:00 a.m. Wednesdays, April 13 through October 19
Allow 1.5 hours for 2 miles of walking.
Tours limited to 8 guests.

Cost: $29 for adults; $19 for students (5 – 17) Ticket sales are processed through our ticket sales agent, HoldMyTicket. The processing fee will be added to your ticket purchase.

Reservations: Contact the Ghost Ranch Front Office/Welcome Center at 505.685.1000 ext. 0

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