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Coronado & Jemez                                              HISTORIC SITES


Coronado is open Wednesday through Monday. 

Jemez is open Wednesday through Sunday,

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Coronado Site Trails Map


The Friends Welcome you!  Visit the Coronado Historic Site or the Jemez Site to enjoy and learn from each area and, as a Friend, participate at no cost in hikes, trips, lectures, and have the opportunity to join us in other activities.  Become a Friend by simply sending us your contact information HERE and letting us know your interests.  We have lots to do!

FCHS Events!

Click on the events below to find out more....

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Photo by Ned "Beezak" Beasley

Add to your skills working with adobe - help rebuild the horno at Jemez!  This is a 3-day workshop (June 9 - 10 - 11).   Click HERE for more details and to register.

Coming Soon!

FCHS is  20 years old this year and we're going to have a party on Saturday September 23!  Plans are afoot for a special dinner for members.  Where will be announced sometime soon! 

This will  be a two-hour walking tour of the battlefield and an outstanding opportunity to hear the story of this famous Civil War battle that ended the Confederate ambitions to cut off the West from the Union.  Only Wait List signups are available.  Click HERE for detains.

Mark your Calendars Now!  October 21 is the date for the 2023 Fiesta of Cultures - native artisans, entertainment, demos, children's activities and more are being planned.  Don't miss this post-covid return of our yearly celebration!  Save the date!

Monthly Programs at the Coronado & Jemez Historic Sites

-- At Coronado --

-- At Jemez --


Enjoy one or more of planned weekly and monthly activities at each site. These brief descriptions include days and times, contact information, plus what's involved.   Note that one Jemez activity does not start until May.


Weekly: Thursday thru Sunday - Available Year-Round - Docent Tours of the painted kiva are scheduled Thursday - Sunday at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.  Each tour is limited to 8 people and may be canceled without notice due to staff shortages or changes to public health orders.  


First Sundays - Dawn to Dusk - The site will be open for extended hours to enjoy sunrises, sunsets, birding, photography, walking, meditating, or just relaxing  - free for New Mexico residents.  Contact Ranger Jessica Tharp:

2nd Saturdays - Gardening for all ages over 12 - with Ranger Anthony.  Starting at 11 a.m., learn about gardening as part of Pueblo life while you help out with planting, weeding and harvesting.  Contact Ranger Eldon Vita:

Volunteer & Docent Training - 3rd Tuesdays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. - learn history, current research, acquire new skills.  Contact Ranger Annie Compagna at

Click  >>HERE  to see details for all of the following programs:

Special Events

Summer Star Parties

Hummingbird Summer Concert Series

Monthly Events

Second Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Explore Pueblo life through related hands-on activities; cooking, dancing, art demonstrations, and visiting with local artists   

3rd Sundays - 11 a.m. - Looking to the Skies: Ancient and Modern Astronomers

Last Sundays - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - A closer look at Jemez. For younger visitors and those young at heart will enjoy a closer look at the site's landscape, history, environment and lifeways. 

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We feature jewelry and crafts that are made by indigenous and local artisans. Profits from sales are used to help the historic sites with preservation and education.

Now on display for you to see and add to your home -  a beautiful hand-painted Diné shield.  Find out more!


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