Homolovi II Archaeological Site - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Winslow, AZ 86047, USA
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About Homolovi II Archaeological Site
Homol'ovi II is a 14th-century pueblo with over 700 rooms that is located along the Little Colorado River five miles north of the modern town of Winslow in northeastern ArizonaThe sites date from three main periods: AD 620-850, AD 1050-1225, and AD 1260-1400. During each of these periods there was a concentrated population of people living near the Little Colorado River.
Attractions Near Homolovi II Archaeological Site
Homolovi State Park is located in the high desert of Northern Arizona a few miles from Winslow. The featured attraction of the Park includes the ruins of ancestral Anasazi/Hopi Villages. There is a year-round campground, restrooms with showers and an RV dump station.
Standin' on the Corner Park is a public park in Winslow, Arizona. The park contains a two-story trompe-l'œil mural by John Pugh, a flatbed Ford truck, and a bronze statue by Ron Adamson of a life-sized man who is standing on a corner with a guitar by his side. The park is surrounded by a wall of bricks, with windows to peer into; each brick has a donor's name on it, and a story by each of the donors describing their fondness for Winslow, Arizona.
Rock Art Ranch is a well-kept secret in the Arizona desert.The ranch contains some of the Southwest’s most spectacular rock art with more than 3000 glyphs, which have been completely documented, dating from 5000 BCE to 1400 CE. The ranch lies in the high desert at 5100’ elevation.
Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater in the northern Arizona desert. Scientists refer to the crater as Barringer Crater in honor of Daniel Barringer, who was first to suggest that it was produced by meteorite impact. The crater was created about 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch, when the local climate on the Colorado Plateau was much cooler and damper.
The Painted Desert is a United States desert of badlands in the Four Corners area, running from near the east end of Grand Canyon National Park and southeast into Petrified Forest National Park. It is most easily accessed from the north portion of Petrified Forest National Park. The Painted Desert is known for its brilliant and varied colors: these include the more common red rock, but also shades of lavender.
Where is Homolovi II Archaeological Site
Discover More Attractions in Navajo County, Where Homolovi II Archaeological Site Is Located
Navajo County is in the northern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains parts of the Hopi Indian reservation, the Navajo Nation, and Fort Apache Indian Reservation, one of the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in North America.