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Cottonwood Creek

Cottonwood Cave

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 12:42, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 19:40
Located near Cottonwood Creek on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose County , Cottonwood Cave is a prehistoric site from the Basketmaker II period (400 BCE–400 CE) of the Ancestral Puebloan tradition. Excavated in 1947 by Clarence T. Hurst , the cave yielded a buried cache of corn that was later...
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