Hovenweep National Monument

Phone: 970-562-4282

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Hovenweep is open year round. The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (October and April), 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (May through September) and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (November through March). The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

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.

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McElmo Route
Cortez, CO 81321

Phone: 970-562-4282

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