Southern Ute Museum

Southern Ute Indian Tribe


Southern Ute Museum - Jeremy Wade Shockley | Southern Ute Drum

There are many things to do and see on or near Southern Ute Indian Reservation Land. We are located in scenic Southwest Colorado between Durango and Pagosa Springs. Ignacio is minutes away from the La Plata County Airport and a variety of lodging options are available at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.

Sky Ute Casino Resort

The Sky Ute Casino Resort offers hotel lodging and RV camping, gaming, dining, meetings and banquets, entertainment, concerts, boxing, bowling and events.

Sky Ute Fairgrounds and RV Park

The Sky Ute Fairgrounds and RV Park hosts the annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair and Powwow, rodeos, horse and cattle shows. The RV park has 64 full hook-up sites with shower and laundromat.

RV Park
RV park – Don Scott | Southern Ute Shared Services

Southern Ute Museum

The Southern Ute Museum Permanent Gallery tells the story of the Southern Ute Tribe from the earliest times to the present day. Arranged as a circulating, self-guided tour, visitors start at the Circle of Life Theater for an introductory 360 degree experience, journey past Rock Art and a full-size teepee, past glorious ceremonial dress, through a replica house and schoolroom, and out via a rodeo experience to an exhibit that shows how the Southern Ute live today.

Southern Ute Museum
Southern Ute Museum – Robert Ortiz | Southern Ute Drum

SunUte Community Center

The SunUte Community Center offers a 5,000 sq.ft. fitness center, swimming pool with 75 ft. lap lanes, gymnasium with two high school regulation sized basketball/volleyball courts and rock climbing wall, softball/baseball fields, archery range, and play park.

SunUte Fitness Floor
Fitness Area – Nancy S. Young | Southern Ute Shared Services

Lake Capote

Lake Capote offers camping and fishing.

Lake Capote
Lake Capote

Hunting and Fishing

Plentiful hunting and fishing opportunities can be found on the Southern Ute Reservation.

Fishing – Jeremy Wade Shockley | Southern Ute Drum

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