Hovenweep
Montezuma Creek, Utah

Located on the Navajo Reservation, Montezuma Creek is fifteen miles east of Bluff on Utah 262 at an elevation of 4300 feet.

The area was annexed to the Navajo Reservation in the 1950s in exchange for Tribal land where Page, Arizona is now located and land that would ultimately be covered by Lake Powell. Oil was discovered near the community in the 1950s, and today the nearby Aneth Oil Field is still producing. Hovenweep National Monument is located twenty miles northeast of Montezuma Creek. The community boasts a swimming pool and lighted sports field. Montezuma Creek provides volunteer fire protection, and estimated population in 2000 was 1430.




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June, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jun 29, 2015 - Jul 02, 2015
Earth, Water, Sky, Summer Science Camp

July, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jun 29, 2015 - Jul 02, 2015
Earth, Water, Sky, Summer Science Camp
Jul 02, 2015 - Jul 06, 2015
Blanding's 4th of July Celebration
Jul 03, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Kristen Keele Miner & the Miner Family Performers
Jul 04, 2015
Firecracker 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Jul 04, 2015
Monument Valley 4th of July Fireworks Display
Jul 09, 2015
Big Stories from Small Towns
Jul 09, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015
Voices of San Juan Pageant
Jul 10, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Variety Show Gavin & Ashton Jones, Violet, Atcitty Song & Dance
Jul 10, 2015
Monument Valley Community Celebration
Jul 11, 2015
Lecture: Yucca House/Snider's Well: The Case of a Different Cradleboard
Jul 11, 2015
Storyteller: Indiana Bones
Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 25, 2015
Pioneer Day Festival
Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015
Monticello Ghost Tour
Jul 24, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Dance- Alton Chamberlain
Jul 30, 2015
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 08, 2015
San Juan County Fair
Jul 31, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Shelley Mason

August, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 08, 2015
San Juan County Fair
Aug 01, 2015
Tractor Pull
Aug 01, 2015
2nd Annual Abajo Endruo Downhill Bike Race
Aug 11, 2015
Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 14, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015
2015 Southern Company Contest Pow-Wow
Aug 22, 2015
Lecture: Birds in Ancestral Pueblo Rock Art and Culture
Aug 22, 2015
La Sal Mountain Summer Festival

September, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Sep 10, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
San Juan ATV Safari
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
3rd Annual Indian Summer Festival
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Utah Navajo Fair & Rodeo
Sep 26, 2015
Lecture: Closer Than We Know

October, 2015

Oct 10, 2015
Newspaper Rock 10K & 26K
Oct 24, 2015
Lecture: Repatriation and Reburial after 25 Years on NAGPRA in the Southwest