Many documents guide the management of Hovenweep. Those available on this site are intended to publicize management plans and demonstrate how park operations are structured toward achieving the National Park Service mission. All files require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.


Hovenweep National Monument was established by Presidential Proclamation no. 1654 (42 Stat. 2299), signed by President Warren G. Harding on March 2, 1923.

Park boundaries were later amended with Proclamation no. 2924 (April 26,1951), Proclamation no. 2998 (November 20, 1952) and Proclamation no. 3132 (April 6, 1956).

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