Peering carefully over the edge of a steep desert canyon, you
see them: buildings as high as many in use today, clinging to or
chiseled out of the rock walls below. More
Information on Mesa Verde
Hovenweep National Monument includes five prehistoric, Puebloan-era
villages located on the Cajon mesa along the Utah-Colorado border.
More Information on Hovenweep.
Contrary to the name, the Aztecs of central Mexico did not build
these structures, actually the people archeologists call "Anasazi"
lived here and in the surrounding region and built them. More
Information on Aztec Ruins.
The awesome canyons of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument
sheltered prehistoric Pueblo Indians for 1,000 years and served
as an ancestral stronghold of the Navajo Indians. More
Information on Canyon De Chelly.
The 45-minute drive along a bumpy dirt road to Chaco Culture National
Historic Park - the only route into the park - serves to put the
visitor in the right frame of mind for this land. More
Information on Chaco Canyon.
Lowry Pueblo had a total of about 40 rooms and 8 kivas at its
peak in the early 11th century, and was home to approximately 100
Monument Valley lies on top of a major region of uplifted strata,
the Monument upwarp, which extends for approximately 100 miles southward
from the Needles region of Canyonlands. More
Information on Monument Valley.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribal park includes ancient Anasazi dwellings and is located near Cortez, Colorado.