IF YOU GO Santa Clara Pueblo and Puye Cliff Dwellings 800-320-5008 http://puyecliffs.com Summer schedule: Tours on the hour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., seven days a week, weather permitting. Closed June 13 and Aug. 12. Cost: Harvey House: $7 adults, $5 seniors 55+ and children 14 and under; Cliffside or Mesa Top Tours: $20 adults, $18 seniors 55+ and children 14 and under; Puye Adventure Tour (combining all tour options) $35 adults, $33 seniors 55+ and children 14 and under. Directions: Take U.S. 84/285 north to NM 502 west. North on NM 30 to Santa Clara Canyon Road/Puye Cliffs Road. Purchase tickets at the Valero Gas Station/Puye Cliffs Welcome Center before driving to the cliff dwellings. Santa Clara Village Comanche Dance: June 13 Feast Day: Aug. 12 505-753-7330 Camera permits: $5. Purchase at tribal offices Monday-Friday. Directions: Take U.S. 84/285 north to NM 502 west. North on NM 30 to the pueblo entrance. Santa Claran Hotel & Casino www.santaclaran.com 877-505-4949 (hotel), 866-244-7625 (casino) Directions: Take U.S. 84/285 north to Espa単ola. The hotel, casino and Big Rock Bowling Center are .03 miles into town on the left-hand side (460 Riverside Drive). Black Mesa Golf Club www.blackmesagolfclub.com 505-747-8946 Directions: Take U.S. 84/285 north for 22 miles. Turn west on NM 399 for 1.6 miles to entrance. Santa Clara Pueblo Fund Santa Clara Pueblo has partnered with the New Mexico Community Foundation to set up a fund supporting the pueblo's fire rehabilitation and flood mitigation efforts. Restoration from the Las Conchas Fire is expected to take years. The fund currently has approximately $200,000, and the needs are significantly greater than that. Contributions provide leverage in attaining matching FEMA funding. To donate, go to www.nmcf.org. Merrock Gallery 505-753-2083. Open 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. every day but Sunday. Naranjo Gallery 505-929-2524 or 505-929-4813. Open daily, 10 a.m. to sundown. Picuris Pueblo 575-587-2519 San Lorenzo Feast Day: Aug. 10 Camera permits: $15. Purchase at tribal offices Monday-Friday. Directions on High Road to Taos: Take U.S. 84/285 north. Turn east on NM 503. Continue 11 miles to Juan Medina Road, turn left. Turn right when Juan Medina Road ends at NM 76. Continue on NM 76 when it turns left at Truchas. Turn left when NM 76 ends at NM 75. The pueblo entrance is a quarter mile down on the right. Directions from the Low Road to Taos: Take U.S. 84/285 north to Espa単ola. From Espa単ola take SR 68 north 25 miles to SR 75 (the Dixon turnoff). Continue through Dixon north to the pueblo entrance on the left. Hotel Santa Fe www.hotelsantafe.com 982-1200 or 855-825-9876 For more information on all 19 pueblos, go to www.indianpueblo.org or www.newmexico.org/nativeamerica.
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Bienvenidos 2012 Summer Guide to Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico