Square Tower Loop

Hovenweep National Monument – Square Tower Loop Trail
Location: remote area near southern Colorado/Utah border
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Ruins, canyon, scenic views
Strenuosity: 4 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: No shade, high elevation
Description: Trail to Stronghold Overlook is handicap accessible, but entire 2-mile loop is over slick rock and crosses the canyon past dense and diverse collection of ruins.