Hooper, Colorado: The UFO Watchtower

RoadsideAmerica.com Team Field Report

Address:
2502 County Rd 61, Hooper, CO
Directions:
On the west side of CO-17, about 2.5 miles north of Hooper and CO-112. Look for the billboards.
Hours:
Summer daily 10-5; off-season Sa-Su 10-4; camping nightly year-round. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
719-378-2296
Admission:
Adults $5. Overnight camping $15.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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UFO Watchtower.

The UFO Watchtower

Livestock rancher Judy Messoline built a UFO Watchtower in this mountain valley so that everyone could better monitor what hovers overhead.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/13/2022]

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Debris field at the The UFO Watchtower.

The UFO Watchtower

Awesome place, especially if you get the chance to hang out with Judy and Stan! Amazing folks!

[Miranda, 06/12/2022]

Saucer and little green man.

The UFO Watchtower

Fun for a quick stop; the vortex collection is bizarre. Owner is friendly.

[Jennifer Kefer, 10/11/2021]

UFO Watchtower.

The UFO Watchtower

Hours are currently 10-5. Sadly we didn't get to go in because we got there too early. Worth a stop if you are nearby.

[Cozysocks, 06/18/2021]

Sign: Ride the Cosmic Hwy to the UFO Tower.

The UFO Watchtower

Loved this place! Great views, great vortexes and fun lady (not Judy) who gave a great talk about the garden. A must-see!

[Leanne Buck, 06/14/2012]

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