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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.


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Area Map (254k PDF)
The full color map with that's handed out at the Hovenweep Visitor Center. This general map shows a broad view of the area, with local towns and access roads to Hovenweep. It does not include the locations of sites other than the Square Tower Group (which is at the visitor center).

Outlier Map (121k PDF)
Black and white map shows locations and access roads for five of the six villages/pueblos located within Hovenweep.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Pioneer photographer William Henry Jackson visited this area in 1874 and called it "Hovenweep," a Ute/Paiute word that means "deserted valley."