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Cortez, located in the southwestern portion of Colorado, has been called a “Gateway” to many things. One is a Gateway to Canyon Country, well named because of its close proximity to the Canyonlands of southern Utah. The rugged La Plata and San Juan Mountain Ranges, plainly visible from town, also makes Cortez the Gateway to the Mountains. Cortez, Colorado rests on that imaginary border between mountain and desert, close enough for high elevation views, but low enough to experience the arid environment of the high desert. It is a unique area distinguished by its awe inspiring scenery and rich ancient history background.
The area is well known for its tremendous archaeological resources, the most famous of which are in Mesa Verde National Park, Crow Canyon Archeological Center, the Anasazi Heritage Center and others. These treasures have been recognized worldwide for unique ruins and artifacts left by early man and hints of spectacular cultural mysteries. The area includes the eastern edges of the high desert Colorado Plateau and rises to include the fourteen thousand foot peaks of the San Juan and La Plata Mountain ranges.
The Dolores River flows through the county on its way to join the Colorado River providing rafting, kayaking, and world class fishing opportunities as well as a water source for McPhee Reservoir, the second largest body of water in the state. The large areas of public lands in the surrounding counties of Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, San Juan and San Miguel provide ample opportunities for hunting and fishing.