• Architectural details from the Holly Site

    Hovenweep

    National Monument CO,UT

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  • GPS Users

    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.

Brochures

Geology [234k PDF file]
An introduction to the geology of Hovenweep. Fits on letter-size paper.

Little Ruin Canyon Trail Guide [750k PDF file]
An introduction to the features along this popular trail.

Plants [268k PDF file]
An overview of the landscape and plant communities of Hovenweep. Fits on letter-size paper.

Visitor Guide [900k PDF file]
An introduction to the features of Hovenweep. Two pages, legal-sized.

Wildlife [116k PDF file]
An introduction to the animals you're likely to see at Hovenweep. Fits on letter-size paper.

Junior Ranger Booklet [5mb PDF file]
Filled with fun activities, this 16-page booklet reveals the wonders of Hovenweep to kids and parents alike.

 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Most of the structures at Hovenweep were built from A.D. 1230 to 1275, about the same time as the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park. Growth rings on a wooden beam in Hovenweep Castle show the log was cut in A.D. 1277, one of the latest dates in the region.