Hovenweep National Monument
(40 miles/64 kilometers west of Cortez Highway 160
south to County Road G West)
Hovenweep, is famous for its square, oval, circular,
and D-shaped towers. Square Tower site is easily
accessible, with a nice hiking trail and visitor center.
Other more remote sites are possible for the more
adventuresome. To get a taste of more
archaeology, take the back road home and visit
Lowery Pueblo, the site of a Great Kiva. Obtain
directions at the Hovenweep Visitor Center.