• Architectural details from the Holly Site


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    Using GPS to find your way to Hovenweep is not recommended. Since Hovenweep has 6 different units with numerous paved and dirt roads intesecting each other, GPS will send visitors to unknown locations other than to the park. Using a map is recommended.

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Hovenweep National Monument

McElmo Route

Cortez, CO 81321

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(970) 562-4282 ext. 10

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(970) 562-4283

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Pioneer photographer William Henry Jackson visited this area in 1874 and called it "Hovenweep," a Ute/Paiute word that means "deserted valley."