San Juan Pueblo is in Rio Arriba County
, and in the North Central New Mexico
region. San Juan Pueblo is located at the junction of State Hwy 68 and US Hwy 285, north of Santa Fe
. Accommodations in San Juan Pueblo include Best Western Ohkay Casino Resort. Click for more details
, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.
The Pueblo of San Juan was declared as the first Spanish capital city in the New Mexico Territory by Don Juan de Oate in 1598. San Juan Pueblo is the largest of the Tewa speaking Pueblos. Popay from San Juan led the Pueblo Revolt in 1680, which drove the Spanish back into Mexico. This pueblo is best known for its detail carved red pottery.