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)
Outlier Map (121k PDF)
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."