• Architectural details from the Holly Site

    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.

Internships

Outdoor education instructor with a local school group
Outdoor education instructor with a local school group
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

Great teaching experiences are available in canyon country. If you like
children and enjoy working in the outdoors, a CCOE internship is the
position for you. The following internships are available during spring and fall:

Arches/Grand County Internship
[19k PDF file]

Canyonlands/San Juan Elementary Internship
[78k PDF file]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The rocks at Hovenweep were deposited over 100 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period. The landscape at that time featured streams, lakes and flood plains. The Dakota Sandstone forms the mesa tops and cliffs in the area, while the Burro Canyon Shale forms talus slopes.