1. Represents only pre-European culture (1313-1425)
2. One of the larger canyon villages of its time
3. Agua Fria Rio Grande glazeware found here first
4. Broad variety of pottery traditions
5. Round and rectangular kivas
6. Hundreds of tree ring dates from well-preserved
7. Coursed adobe and masonry both used throughout the
8. Turkeys kept in rooms, not outdoor enclosures
9. Considered an ancestral site by some Pueblo of Isleta
10. Likely to have been primarily Tiwa
11. Data base of artifacts to be linked to a map of roomblocks
12. National Register of Historic Places listing since 2005
Self-guided trail: always open (dawn to dusk)
Museum: open Weekends, May through October
National Register of Historic Places
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The Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site is directly behind the Sandia Ranger Station, south off SR 333 (Old Route 66) on State Route 337 (Old South 14), less than 1/4 mile from the main Tijeras intersection. The official address is 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059
You may call the front desk at (505)281-3304, Monday - Friday.
Members of the Friends of Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site are always looking for
additional volunteers to staff the museum, help with site tours, interpretive trail
maintenance, garden weeding and watering, and nearly any activity you can imagine--
indoors or out!
If you are interested in volunteering your time, please call Kym Campbell
at 505.286.3616. We would love to have you join us.