Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park

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Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Yucca House National Monument is a United States National Monument located in Montezuma County, Colorado between the towns of Towaoc (headquarters of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe) and Cortez, Colorado. Yucca House is a large, unexcavated Ancestral Puebloan archaeological site.

Yucca House was established as a national monument in 1919, by President Woodrow Wilson's Proclamation No. 1549.
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  • This site was an adventure to get to. You need to be prepared and read the website prior to visiting. There are no facilities or signs, but the website offers a printout as a guide for visitors which....  more »
  • Looks like Southwest Colorado. So many sites in the middle of a farm field. Great surrounding scenery. If you are expecting Mesa Verde or Hovenweep, lower your expectations. But, it's a great example of how these ruins are everywhere in the region.
  • It's strange driving here. But trust the signs and Google Maps. Parking is near two homes. It's awkward. But neat place!

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