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Twilight Shavano Tours


Located just outside of Montrose, the Shavano Valley is one of the most picturesque and important rock art sites in western Colorado. The site was used from at least 1000 BCE to 1900 CE by both the Archaic and Ute peoples. Tours are led by a trained Shavano Valley Petroglyph Docent. Participants must dress for the weather. Moderate graded hike. Sturdy shoes or boots are ideal for the rough trail and steep slopes. Headlamps or flashlights may come in handy. Participants will meet at the Ute Indian Museum and caravan to the site.

$20 Adult / $15 Members
$5.00 6-16 / Free - 5 & Under

Limit of 15 participants. Contact the Ute Indian Museum (970) 249-3098 for reservations.