Butler Wash Ruins - Pueblo Overlook
Butler Wash Ruin is a cliff dwelling that was built and occupied by the Ancestral Puebloans, sometimes known as Anasazi, in about 1200 AD. There are habitation, storage and ceremonial structures, including four kivas.
· Location is 35.0 miles from Monticello; take Hwy. 191 south into and through Blanding, 24.6 miles, until the junction of State Hwy. 95, make a right onto Hwy. 95 and travel 10.4. There will be a sign indicating the turn off into the parking area.
· Round trip hiking distance is 1 mile and takes approximately 30-60 minutes.
· Difficulty: Moderate. Trail to the site winds its way across slickrock and into/out of washes to reach an overlook of the cliff dwelling. An interpretive sign is located at the overlook.
· Vault toilets, parking area; but no drinking water available.
· Admission: Free
· Camping: Not Allowed
· Pets: Allowed, owners are expected to clean up after pet (s).