Hovenweep: Cajon Ruins

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This very nondescript graded dirt road leads to a rare ancient treasure. The uninformed might not notice the small sign marking a turnoff. A short spur leads to a rocky parking area. A short walk leads to a spring at the head of a small canyon, and the ruins of Cajon, part of the Hovenweep complex of great house towers erected between 600 and 1200 years ago. There is no camping along the trail.