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Pueblo National Monument - Exploring Las Humanas Trail Sign
of sign - On the trail to the Gran Quivira ruins in Salinas Pueblo
taken- March 2010
Exploring Las Humanas
many names associated with the low ridge above - Cuelozel, Las
Humanas, San Buenaventura, and, most recently, Gran
- hint that its 800-year history is layered and complex. The
Tompiro Indians whose plazas and apartments you will see
on the edge of survival, far from other pueblos and in a town with
very little water.
This moderate 1/2 mile trail, show in red below winds its way up to
the ruins. The top is just 50 feet higher than you are now.
the trail surface is uneven in places, and is steep for short
sections. Portions of the trail are not suitable for
on the sign,
addition to the text there is a map of the Gran Quiviras area.
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