First, don't trust your Garmin or GPS! Get a map and follow the map directions.
The place is unusual. It is an isolated place and there are few services. You are out of the Cortez/Delores area by about 20 miles.
The ruins consist of towers around springs at the head of canyons. The functions of the towers are unclear. Tower masonry is in relatively good condition and shows no sign of 'heavy-handed restoration'.
The loop trail is about 2 miles long. In the afternoon photographers should go counter-clockwise for better lighting, and that shows the towers in relation to the tower clusters. Plan wide-angle photos of tower clusters; telephoto for individual towers.
Take water; there are very few trees for shade and few places to sit. Walkways are clearly marked with rocks on the sides. Plan to sit by Hovenweep Castle and watch the local raven caw for his mate.
Lowery Ruin is nearby and makes a good combination.
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