[Shiprock Mountain, NM, seen from Towaoc, Colo. Photo: Charlie Gza] Located on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Reservation, Towaoc is tiny town in the four corners region. It’s a census-designated place most know for its dazzling casino.
Towaoc is located southwest of Cortez in Montezuma County. It replaced Aztec Springs, NM as the capital city of the Ute Mountain Tribe. A holy mountain for the Ute people known as Sleeping Ute Mountain lies just east.
Ute Mountain Casino – 24 hour gambling and gaming available in the southwest on the Ute Mountain Tribe Reservation. Amenities include campgrounds, hotels and restaurants.
Things To Do near Towaoc, CO
- Cortez (14mi)
Double Down at Colorado’s 2 Indian Casinos – Colorado’s Native American casinos are found within the Ute Mountain National Reservation, where the Southern Ute Tribe has lived officially since 1897. It is an area that covers parts of southwest Colorado…