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    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.

 

Did You Know?

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.