North Cottonwood Wash hill ruins

Explore the remains of a large hilltop settlement that most people pass by, not knowing of its existence.

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The structures have long since fallen but climb this small hill and you’ll see lots of depressions in the ground along – the remains of an ancient settlement.

 

Look under your feet and you’ll find many pot sherds. From the top you can also make out a large depression below which is the remains of a great kiva.

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