Anasazi State Park Museum

Anasazi Indian State Park

Main Attractions
A museum displaying ancient Anasazi artifacts,
ruined walls, and other structures from an ancient Native American village

Location
In the town of Boulder, near Capitol Reef National Park
Approximately 248 miles south of Salt Lake City

Contact Information
Anasazi State Park Museum
460 North Highway 12
Boulder, UT 84716
435-335-7308

Seasons/Open Hours
Open year-round.
April through October 8 am to 6 pm (open 7 days a week)
November through March 9 am to 5 pm (closed Sundays)
Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day

Entrance Fees
$5 per individual, $3 per seniors (62+) or $10 per family

Description
This park shelters the ruins of an ancient Native American village, one of the largest Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) communities found west of the Colorado River. Known as the Coombs Site, it is believed to have been occupied from AD 1160 to 1235 and may have housed as many as 200 people.

The park consists of a museum where you can see many ancient artifacts found in this area. In addition, some of the ruined walls and other structures have been stabilized and can be explored by people via short trails that extend directly behind the museum. The remains of more than 100 structures have been found here, along with thousands of artifacts.

Anasazi State Park Museum offers a museum store, auditorium, outdoor picnic areas, and an information center with maps and other information about the area, including Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. There are no overnight facilities at the museum, but camping and lodging are available nearby.

Activities
View historic and prehistoric exhibits
Hike short interpretive trails

Camping
None

Facilities
Visitor center
Restrooms
Museum store
Auditorium
Outdoor picnic area
Information center

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