Eating & Sleeping

a campsite with tent pad and covered shade structure
Hovenweep has a 31-site campground.

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There are no restaurants or lodges at Hovenweep.

The nearest restaurants and hotels are in Blanding or Bluff, Utah, or Cortez, Colorado.



A small campground near the visitor center is open year-round, first-come, first-served. Sites include tent pads, fire rings and picnic tables with shade structures, however there are no hookups available.

  • Sites: 31
  • Nightly Fee: $10 per site (discounts apply for valid federal public lands passes) We do NOT accept credit cards.
  • Group Size Limit: 8 people, 2 vehicles
  • RV Length: The campground is designed for tent camping, though a few sites will accommodate RVs up to 36 feet.
  • Accessibility: One campsite is wheelchair-accessible but is not designed for tent-camping.
  • Water: Flush toilets and running water are available at the campground restrooms. You can get drinking water only during the summer months. There is a five-gallon limit per person.
  • Generator Use Hours: 8 am - 10 am and 4 pm - 8 pm.

Last updated: September 16, 2016

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Mailing Address:

McElmo Route
Cortez, CO 81321


(970) 562-4282 x10

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