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man walking toward ruin of stone structure
Take a hike to Hovenweep Castle (above), part of the Square Tower Group.

NPS Photo by Sheena Harper

Welcome to Hovenweep

Hovenweep National Monument is land of beauty and culture, of sweeping desert horizon dotted with the remains of ancestral Puebloan villages. The towers of Hovenweep are a true testament to the skill and dedication of the stone masons who built them. Come for the history, stay for the natural quiet and dark night skies.


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Last updated: February 16, 2018

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Mailing Address:

McElmo Route
Cortez, CO 81321


(970) 562-4282 x10

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