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National Park Service News Release

For Immediate Release:
December 05, 2012
Contact(s):   Christine Beekman, 505-757-7210

Kat Kirby, 202-208-6985

Pecos National Historical Park - This week’s National Park Getaway

PECOS, N.M. – In the southern reaches of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, where the Pecos River opens into mesa lands east of Santa Fe, NM, lay the ruins of an ancient pueblo that dates to 800 AD. Perfectly situated between the Rio Grande pueblos and lands traversed by Plains Indians, the Upper Pecos Valley was a trading crossroads for hundreds of years.

Today, the pueblo site is one of several important cultural landscapes that constitute Pecos National Historical Park. Read more


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