Canyons of
the Ancients
National Monument

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is a national monument protecting an archaeologically-significant landscape located in the southwestern region of the U.S. state of Colorado. The monument's 176,056 acres (71,247 ha) are managed by the Bureau of Land Management, as directed in the Presidential proclamation which created the site on June 9, 2000. Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is part of the National Landscape Conservation System, better known as the National Conservation Lands. This system comprises 32 million acres managed by the Bureau of Land Management to conserve, protect, and restore these nationally significant landscapes recognized for their outstanding cultural, ecological, and scientific values. Canyons of the Ancients encompasses and surrounds three of the…
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Historic Trade Routes Connecting the Southwest
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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument - large region of canyons and mesas in…
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The Painted Hand Pueblo is located in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monum…
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The Sand Canyon trail is located in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monumen…
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The Holly Group is located in the Hovenweep National Monument in southwestern Co…
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The Sand Canyon Pueblo is located in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monume…
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Goodman Point is located in the Hovenweep National Monument in southwestern Colo…
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The Lowry Pueblo is a 1000 year old village located in the Canyons of the Ancien…
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The Horseshoe and Hackberry group of ruins are located in the Hovenweep National…
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The Cutthroat Castle Group of ruins are located within Hovenweep National Monume…
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Remains of 420 Rooms, 100 Kivas and 14 Towers
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