Chaco Great House:  Una Vida

Una Vida is one of the first Chacoan Great Houses a visitor encounters when visiting Chaco Canyon.  It is a short, easy walk from the visitor center.   Una Vida is one of the earliest of the Great Houses.  Archeologists believe that the first construction began around 850 A.D., and was continuously occupied until around 1200-1250 A.D.

From the Una Vida Great House, one if afforded beautiful views of the sacred Fajada Butte, and the Fajada Gap.  Fajada Gap was once one the main prehistoric entrances into Chaco Canyon,