Project Description


Occupation: 860-1095
Structure: 3 stories, 160 rooms, 4 kivas, and 1 Great Kiva
Size: 8,750 square meters (94,184 square feet)
Length: 80 meters principal wall
Trailhead: northeast corner of the Visitors Center parking lot
Trail: 1.6 km (1 mile) round trip
Elevation gain: 11 meters (36 feet); 28 meters (92 feet)
Time: 25-40 minutes

Una Vida is one of three early great houses (Penasco Blanco, Pueblo Bonito). The one-mile trail loop includes a rock art panel on the north canyon wall. Bring binoculars. The trail rises on the north section and offers a great panorama of Fajada Butte, the south horizon, and the canyon.