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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are answers to many common—and some not so common—questions asked by our visitors. If you feel we've left one out, please let us know!
Can I reserve a campsite?
What facilities does the campground have?
What time does the campground fill?
What’s the maximum RV length in the campground?
Are pets allowed in Hovenweep?
Can I drive to the ruins?
What facilities or services does Hovenweep offer?
Can I get information mailed to me?
Where can I get extra brochures?
Where can I buy an item I saw in your visitor center?
Does Hovenweep close at night?
How do I get an entrance fee waiver?
What is the weather?
Will my cell phone work at Hovenweep?
Can I volunteer at Hovenweep?
How do I get a job at Hovenweep?
Can I get married at Hovenweep?
What's the difference between a park and a monument?
Can I film a movie in Hovenweep?
Did You Know?
The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Hovenweep and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource.