Canyons of the Ancients

National Monument - Colorado

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument protects an archaeologically-significant landscape located in the southwestern region of the U.S. state of Colorado. The monument encompasses and surrounds three of the four separate sections of Hovenweep National Monument, which is administered by the National Park Service. The monument was proclaimed in order to preserve the largest concentration of archaeological sites in the United States, primarily Ancestral Puebloan ruins. As of 2005, over 6,000 individual archeological sites had been identified within the monument.

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maps

Visitor Map of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (NM) in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Canyons of the Ancients - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (NM) in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Trails Map of Sand Canyon & Rock Creek Trails in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (NM) in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Canyons of the Ancients - Sand Canyon & Rock Creek Trails

Trails Map of Sand Canyon & Rock Creek Trails in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (NM) in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

brochures

Colorado Recreation - Backyard to Backcountry. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).BLM Colorado - Colorado Recreation

Colorado Recreation - Backyard to Backcountry. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Camping on Public Lands in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).BLM Colorado - Camping on Public Lands

Camping on Public Lands in Colorado. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Canyons of the Ancients NM https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/colorado/canyons-of-the-ancients https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canyons_of_the_Ancients_National_Monument Canyons of the Ancients National Monument protects an archaeologically-significant landscape located in the southwestern region of the U.S. state of Colorado. The monument encompasses and surrounds three of the four separate sections of Hovenweep National Monument, which is administered by the National Park Service. The monument was proclaimed in order to preserve the largest concentration of archaeological sites in the United States, primarily Ancestral Puebloan ruins. As of 2005, over 6,000 individual archeological sites had been identified within the monument.

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