You Need to Discover the Canyons of the Ancients!
Do you want to see ancient ruins without leaving the US?
The Canyons of the Ancients
Are a vast stretch of ruins spanning from Southwestern Colorado through Eastern Utah
Its 164 acres of protected land with limited access. Many of the protected ruins are still buried
But there are plenty of uncovered ruins to see if you don't mind hiking
Must See Places!
Though not technically part of the Canyons of the Ancients, Mesa Verde is an Ancient site that borders it.
Mesa Verde is a complex of dwelling carved into the side of a cliff
And it's only 15 minutes away from Anasazi Visitor Center - the gateway to the canyons!
Painted hands is a short hike down a cliff. It got it's name because supposedly, you can see ancient hand paintings in the rock
Can you see it?
Hovenweep is the most well-known site in the Canyons of the Ancients complex. The giant tower is iconic!
Hovenweep has numerous trails and a visitor center so it's perfect for all explorers!
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