Hovenweep National Monument

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Hovenweep National Monument information

Location
Hovenweep National Monument , USA
Address
Hwy 262
Telephone
970-562-4282, ext 10
More information
www.nps.gov/hove
Prices
7-day per vehicle $6; tent & RV sites $10
Opening hours
park dusk-dawn; visitor center 8am-6pm Jun-Sep, 9am-5pm Oct-May
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This area straddling the Utah-Colorado state line was home to a sizeable Ancestral Puebloan population before abandonment in the late 1200s (perhaps because of drought and deforestation). Since 1923, six sets of sites have been protected as a national monument.