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.
Geology [234k PDF file]
Little Ruin Canyon Trail Guide [750k PDF file]
Plants [268k PDF file]
Visitor Guide [900k PDF file]
Wildlife [116k PDF file]
Junior Ranger Booklet [5mb PDF file]
Did You Know?
Lizards, including the colorful collared lizard, are one of the most frequently seen animals at Hovenweep. When not chasing flies or basking in the sun, they are often seen doing what appears to be push-ups. Scientists believe this and other behaviors signal dominance and facilitate courtship.