2020 E. Main St.
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-3474
Fax: (970) 565-0923
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Mar to Oct - Su to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Nov to Feb - Su to Sa from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PMCanyons of the Ancients National Monument, considered to be an archaeologically-important, is steeped in history. The monument is an ancient dwelling site of the Pueblo (Anasazi) people, as well as several other ancient native peoples. The entire monument contains over 6000 known archaeological sites spread over a full area of about 176,056 acres (71,247 hectares). The Bureau of Land Management manages this landmark and preserves the archeological sites within its landscape. It features on the National Register of Historic Places.