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. Sturdy shoes or boots are ideal for the rough trail and steep slopes.
Contact the Ute Indian Museum for reservations. Space is limited.
History Colorado Tours & Treks offers a grand assortment of travels to enrich your understanding of our state’s history, and beyond. Our 2019 tours reflect the growing interest and excitement in our state’s history and seeing its heritage as a firsthand experience. Walk in the footsteps of those who founded our state, our towns and our counties. Each trip is specially designed to inspire wonder in our past.
Join us for a year of adventures from neighborhoods in Denver to our viticultural areas on the Western Slope. New this year, History Colorado will go international to find our connections around the globe. We invite you to join us for a year of curiosity, adventure, excitement and, of course, fun! Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to another year of exploring the geography, archaeology and history of Colorado!