Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
This "outdoor museum" features many Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites, all alongside hiking and biking trails.

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

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Explore the beautiful and rugged landscape of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. With over 6,000 sites on 176,000 acres, this "outdoor museum" is the perfect place to explore the heritage and culture of the Ancestral Puebloans on your own. Many sites and ruins are difficult to spot, making this a place where you can spend hours discovering new and hidden archaeological treasures. 

With miles of trails, you can hike, mountain bike, or horseback ride through this amazing attraction, and discover a well-preserved land like none other!

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9651 Rd N
Cortez, CO 81321

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