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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

  • 9651 Rd N, Cortez, CO 81321

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!