Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in USA

There are 20 sites in the USA. New Mexico has 3 of those sites within its borders (most of any state): Carlsbad Caverns is a series of large underground caverns.


Pueblo de Taos is the only Heritage site in North America that is a living community. The facility is a complex of multi-storied pueblo’s that is over 7 centuries old.


Chaco Canyon iwas a major center of culture of the Ancient Pueblo Peoples between AD 900 and 1150.