Hovenweep National Monument, Colorado Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Do not use GPS to find your way. There are numerous paved and dirt roads intersecting each other in this remote corner of Utah. The Hovenweep Visitor Center is located 40-45 miles from Cortez, Colorado, and Blanding and Bluff, Utah. Follow driving directions on our webpage.

Phone

(970) 562-4282

Activities

CAMPING

Campground Reservations

Colorado Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Colorado Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Colorado Recreation Areas | Hovenweep National Monument Official Website | Hovenweep National Monument Map

Once home to over 2,500 people, Hovenweep includes six prehistoric villages built between A.D. 1200 and 1300. Explore a variety of structures, including multistory towers perched on canyon rims and balanced on boulders. The construction and attention to detail will leave you marveling at the skill and motivation of the builders.