This Hike Takes You To A Place Utah’s First Residents Left Behind
Ancestral Puebloans called Utah home for centuries before white settlers arrived in the Beehive State. Many archaeological sites are found at Cedar Mesa, in the four corners region. From the late BC centuries to about 1200 AD, this area was home to thousands of native people, and the ruins they left behind provides clues about their lives and culture. Here’s a short, easy hike to see views of the impressive Butler Wash Ruins.
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Have you ever hiked the trail to see the Butler Wash Ruins?
You’ll also want to check out House on Fire – a magnificent archaeological treasure that you can find down an easy, one-mile-long trail.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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