Hovenweep National Monument, Holly House
The ruins of Hovenweep National Monument, in San Juan County,
Southeastern Utah, and in adjacent Colorado, protect some of the finest examples
of ancient stone architecture in the southwest.
two-story Holly Tower structure was built atop a boulder with restricted
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Sunrise light on Holly House and the top of Holly Tower.
During the last 800 years, the boulder supporting one structure shifted dramatically.
The buildings in the Holly Group are near
a calendar petroglyph site. Deskpicture 1280 pixels.
Natural Bridges National Monument
is located 80 miles west of Hovenweep
and Lake Powell.
and Arches National Parks
about two hours
northwest of the monument.