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“Great for photos!”
Review of UFO Watchtower

UFO Watchtower
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Hooper
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

My sister and I drove up to the watchtower which appeared to be closed. However, before we could park, the owner drove us and warmly greeted us. We had a really pleasant visit with Judy and she explained the garden and opened up the small shop. She allowed us to stay as long as we wanted to enjoy the sunset and watch the Sangre de Cristos "lit up" with the setting sun. Totally stop and get to know the very friendly owner!

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We decided to stop here since we had driven by it on previous trips and wondered about it. We were the only ones there, and the woman who runs it was very friendly and informative. She put a lot of time and energy into opening and running the site. I don't really believe in aliens or UFOs, but it was a fun stop and the garden was interesting to check out.

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Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

My family of sci-fi fans had big fun exploring this little alien themed folk art garden and climbing the observation platform. The "museum" was closed as the proprietor was in town for a dentist appointment according to the sign on the door. We just put $5 in the honor system admission box. Adjacent campground was surprisingly well-maintained but no apparent source of water for campers. A silly diversion for travelers on nature/hiking overload in beautiful Colorado.

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Reviewed June 15, 2013

The UFO watchtower is basically a viewing platform stuck out in the middle of a desert plain. It is surrounded by a 'garden' which is a pile of vaguely UFO-themed junk, with a few stuffed aliens and plastic UFOs. But - there is something insanely funny about how awful it is - and we enjoyed taking photos - and it is only $2, which the owner's daughter tells me is keeping her dairy-farming mother from going under... so all in a good cause!

1  Thank Purplefrizbee
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

Not really sure what to say except - keep driving past it. Not worth the time or the effort. But apparently building an actual tower wasn't either.

1  Thank packinPnut
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