Raven Site Ruin


The Raven Site is a set of ruins located above the Colorado River in the White Mountain region of Arizona state. It is believed to have been inhabited by the Anasazi and Mogollon people in approximately 100 A.D. until 1450 A. D. The location is pueblo that features two kivas with more than eight hundred room. The cultures that inhabited the pueblo were believed to be long gone by the beginning of the 16th century. There is a museum located at the Raven Site Ruin that provides visitors with a chance to look at artifacts and the site itself. In addition to the exhibits and the pueblo, there is a gift shop, bookstore, restaurant, and lodging options. This is a popular destination for families and individuals who wish to experience this ancient culture in the only way left to do so. There is RV parking at the site for those wishing to camp in the area. Hiking paths from the site allow you to experience petroglyph and ethnobotany trails, as well as excavation experiences. The site costs $3.00 to enter and children under twelve years of age are free. The excavation day program includes lunch for visitors and costs $35. The site is located 12 miles north of Springerville and is open May through September.

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