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A short, flat trail leading out to the Agate House archaeological site.


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0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Point to Point

5,501' 1,677 m

High

5,482' 1,671 m

Low

27' 8 m

Up

8' 3 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Leashed

Family Friendly Children will love to view the ancient remains of a once-vibrant ancestral home. Please refrain from letting children climb or sit on the 700-year-old stone walls.

Closed Christmas Day.

Description

Branching off from the Long Logs Access Trail (Paved), this short, paved trail leads to one of the most interesting relics found in the park. Access to the Agate House is easy for all members of the family, and the ancient home is well worth the visit.

Built during the 14th century, Agate House was constructed by the Ancestral Puebloan people as a small, eight-room family home. Interestingly, no doors were used to access the inside of the dwelling. Rather, family members were tasked with scaling a ladder to the rooftop, from which they could enter the dwelling through a small opening.

Please leave all artifacts where they lie, so that the next visitors can enjoy the same rich experience while visiting the Agate House archaeological site.

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At the Agate House
Mar 13, 2023 near Holbrook, AZ
Log-scape.
Jun 21, 2016 near Holbrook, AZ
The trail heads to Agate House
Apr 3, 2020 near Holbrook, AZ
Agate House. with permission from eliot_garvin
Jun 21, 2016 near Holbrook, AZ

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Jun 18, 2023
David Hitchcock
Nice hike out to the house, interesting to see the colors of the trees/rocks used in the house.
Sep 11, 2022
Adriana Xoxo
11h 34m
Jan 17, 2022
Victoria Castrillo
Mar 28, 2021
Greg Hunger
Feb 21, 2021
Atsuko Ohtake
Apr 4, 2019
Rock On
Jul 16, 2018
Bernard Johnson
Apr 13, 2018
Jaclyn Martin
Including long logs trail
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