Project Description

“Nástł’ah Kin” NAVAJO

Occupation: 1010-1020
Structure: 4 stories, 580 rooms, 11 kivas, and 1 great kiva
Size: 23,395 square meters (251,822 square feet)
Length: 140 meters principal wall (459 feet)
Trailhead: 5.6 km (3.5 miles) west of Visitors Center off Canyon Loop road
Trail: 1 km (0.6 mile) round trip
Elevation gain: 11 meters (37 feet)
Time: 35-60 minutes

The origin name is unknown, but it is known by the Navajo name Nástł’ah Kin. This great house is the second largest great house in Chaco Canyon (largest Pueblo Bonito) and has the second largest great kiva in the region (largest Casa Rinconada).