We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cortez Honours Its Recent Past

McElmo Flume No. 6 tells the story of southwest Colorado's use of gravity and capillary action to... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
Gary B
Prescott, AZ, United States
Read 1 review
All photos (1)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 28, 2019
“Cortez Honours Its Recent Past”
The McElmo Creek Flume is on county land east of Cortez on U.S. Highway 160. A point-of-interest highway pullout directs visitors to the site. A walkway and overlook with information panels explains the history of the water structure. Montezuma...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
29815 Us-160, Cortez, CO 81321-9370
Improve This Listing
Reviews (1)
Filter reviews
1 result
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed July 28, 2019

McElmo Flume No. 6 tells the story of southwest Colorado's use of gravity and capillary action to transport water into areas with rich topsoil and low rainfall.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Gary B
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Days Inn by Wyndham Cortez
696 reviews
2.77 miles away
Hampton Inn Mesa Verde / Cortez
648 reviews
2.96 miles away
Baymont by Wyndham Cortez
1,219 reviews
2.98 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez
1,133 reviews
3.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 77 nearby restaurants
La Casita De Cortez
807 reviews
4.28 miles away
Thai Cortez & Sushi
345 reviews
3.57 miles away
Spruce Tree Terrace
41 reviews
2.22 miles away
Destination Grill
644 reviews
3.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez
245 reviews
3.88 miles away
Cortez Cultural Center
97 reviews
4.56 miles away
Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum
37 reviews
4.82 miles away
The Sunflower Theatre
8 reviews
4.53 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from McElmo Flume No. 6 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines