Project Description


Occupation: 1110-1115
Structure: 2 stories, 190-225 rooms, 2 kivas
Size: 2,535 square meters (27,287 square feet)
Length: 53 meters principal wall
Trailhead: Across the highway east of Gallo Campground; four-tenths kilometer east of the Visitors Center
Trail: 4.8 km (5 miles) round trip
Elevation gain: 3 meters
Time: 1.5 – 2.5 hours

Wijiji is the farthest east great house in Chaco Canyon (Penasco Blanco – west). Evidence shows there is no structural footing below the walls, no great kiva, no midden, and no wall enclosing the outer walls. There is a pictograph panel located 300 feet east of this great house.