Discover San Juan County Excursions
Excursion C: House on Fire – Bears Ears National Monument
(Limited to 11 participants)
One of the most famous of the Cedar Mesa Puebloan ruins is commonly called “House on Fire.” The ruins are under a rock overhang which appears to be on fire during certain times of day. Besides impressive color, the hike through the canyon takes visitors through time
to see how the Ancestral Puebloans lived 800 years ago. (source: BLM)
Hiking Information: The hike is 2.2 miles round trip and has a minimal elevation change.