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Moab and Southeastern Utah Sights

Hovenweep National Monument

  • Hovenweep Rd. Map It
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Updated 12/19/2014

Fodor's Review

The best place in southeast Utah to see ancient tower ruins dotting the scenic cliffs, if you're headed south from Canyonlands and have an interest in ancestral Puebloan culture, a visit to this monument is a must. Park rangers strongly advise following printed maps and signs from U.S. 191 near Blanding, Utah, or County Road G from Cortez, Colorado. GPS is not reliable here. Once you get there, you'll find unusual tower structures (which may have been used for astronomical observation) and ancient dwellings.

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Hovenweep Rd., Utah, 81321, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $6 per vehicle
  • May–Sept., daily 8–6; Oct. and Apr., daily 8–5; Nov.–Mar., daily 9–5

Updated 12/19/2014


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