San Juan Basin
Archaeological Society

Chapter of the Colorado
Archaeological Society
Lewis Mill

The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society... exploring, learning about, and preserving
archaeological, cultural, and historical resources in the Four Corners region since 1979.


About us


Field Trip and Activity Schedule



Reading List

John W. Sanders Internship Fund

Links and Volunteer Opportunities

PAAC Program

Field Trip Archives

Club Business

Contact us

Links and Volunteer Opportunities

Places to Visit



New Mexico


Canyon de Chelly National Monument Anasazi Heritage Center Aztec Ruins NM Arches National Park
Grand Canyon National Park Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Bandelier National Monument Canyonlands National Park
Grand Canyon area guide Chimney Rock Archaeological Area Chaco Canyon Dead Horse Point State Park
Hubbel Trading Post Historic Site Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Chimayo Grand Gulch - Cedar Mesa Plateau
Navajo National Monument Mesa Verde National Park Pueblos Hovenweep National Monument
Navajo Reservation and Monument Valley Silverton historic mining town Salmon Ruins Navajo Indian Reservation
Wupatki National Monument Ute Mountain Tribal Park Taos Pueblo - New Mexico  

Archaeology Organizations

Archaeology Southwest
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Utah Rock Art Association
Center for Desert Archaeology
Colorado Archaeological Society
Colorado Plateau Archaeological Alliance
Colorado Historical Society - Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation
Friends of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument


Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College
Edge of the Cedars Museum and Utah State Park
Robert Delaney Research Library - Center of Southwest Studies
Telluride Historical Museum
The Animas Museum in Durango

Volunteer Opportunities

Cortez Cultural Center.  Visit

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association.  Visit  

Colorado Historical Society.  Contact Kevin Black,;

Center of Southwest Studies. Contact Julie Tapley-Booth, 970-247-7456;

Mesa Verde N.P. Visit 

Aztec Ruins. Training provided. Call Tracy Bodnar, 505-334-6174, ext. 232, or

Anasazi Heritage Center.  Training provided.  Call David Kill, 882-5621, or  

Salmon Ruins NM  Salmon Ruins

Sort of “Neighborhood Watch,” can Help Preserve Four National Parks and Monuments in SE Utah.  Joette Langianese, Exec. Director of Friends of Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, has a special mission to preserve and protect the national parks.  

Animas Museum.  Contact 259-2402 or  

San Juan Nat. Forest, including Sand Canyon.  Call Kathe Hayes at 970-385-1310 or for more information.  

Other Interesting Links

Prehistoric Villages, Castles, and Towers of Southwestern Colorado

History Colorado -
Program for Avocational Archaeological Certification (PAAC)
Colorado Archaeological Society -
Mesa Verde National Park -
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center -
Utah Rock Art Assoc. -
Ute Mountain Tribal Park -
Colorado Plateau Arch. Alliance -
Dental Analysis in Archaeology -

U.S. Radar - ground-penetrating radar systems

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