Things To Know Before You Come
Pets are allowed on trails and in the campground, but must be leashed at all times.
Food, gas, lodging and similar services are not available at Hovenweep. These are available in nearby towns like Blanding, UT, Monticello, UT and Cortez, CO. Visit the San Juan County Travel Council for more information about southeast Utah, or Mesa Verde Country for information about southwest Colorado.
Cell phone coverage is sporadic. Verizon wireless offers the most reliable service. AT&T provides service in some places at Hovenweep, however it is not totally reliable.
Weather and Climate
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.