ESSENTIAL TOUR INFORMATION
Q:Are reservations required?
A: No, but we would prefer if you contacted our office and made a reservation so that we may have a guide waiting for your group and to check tour availability. We also try not to book tours Sundays and holidays for the guides but if you have a large enough group we may make an exception.
No dogs are allowed.
Alternative for your pets: CORTEZ ANIMAL BED AND BREAKFAST - SOUTH FROM CORTEZ, SOUTH FROM ROAD G. 970-564-1385, 4X4 PENS, BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE TYPE. $28.00 PER DAY. MUST HAVE CURRENT SHOTS. OPEN M-F, 8 TO 12 3-5 P.M
Professional photography is not allowed.
Water or food is not available in the Park but water and soft drinks are available for purchase at the Tribal Park Visitor Center/Museum. Bring plenty of drinking water, lunch for the all day trip, insect repellant, sun screen, a hat and sturdy hiking shoes. Have a full tank of gasoline.
Please inform the tour guide of serious health problems. Visitors should have their own insurance. The meeting point for tours is at the Tribal Park Visitor Center at Junction of highways 160/491, 20 miles south of Cortez. The Ute Mountain Tribal Park may cancel out tours due to weather. Credit cards, National Park Service's GOLDEN EAGLE PASSPORTS and other passes are not valid here.
YOU MUST HAVE A UTE GUIDE TO ENTER THE UTE MOUNTAIN UTE TRIBAL LAND. WE DO NOT ALLOW SELF-GUIDED TOURS.
The Ute Mountain Tribal Park has the right to close off tour
areas for cultural or preservation reasons at anytime.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe/ Ute Mountain Tribal Park and its employees
are not liable for illnesses, accidents, thefts, and injuries.
*The Ute Mountain Utes are the Weenuche band of Utes, one of the seven original Ute bands that inhabited the entire state of Colorado. The Ute Mountain Utes presently reside on their reservation in southwestern Colorado.
*Ancestral Pueblo, or Anasazi, were people of the Pueblo culture. These Pueblo people resided in the four corners' areas (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona) until about 1300 AD. The Puebloan tribes are presently living in the states of Arizona and New Mexico and are the descendants of the Ancestral Pueblo.
The meeting point for tours is at the Tribal Park Visitor Center at Junction of highways 160/491, 20 miles south of Cortez
Reservations made at the Ute Mountain Tribal Park Office(address as above) : By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
By phone: (970) 565-3751 ext. 330 or (970) 565-9653.
Note:The Ute Mountain Tribal Park has the right to close off tour areas for cultural or preservation reasons at any time. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe/ Ute Mountain Tribal Park and its employees are not liable for illnesses, accidents, thefts, and injuries.
*It must be noted that the Ute Mountain reservation is sovereign nation, and we ask you respectfully to accept our ways of life and our cultural believes.