You will find the Ute Mountain Casino, Hotel and RV Park nestled in the shadow of the legendary Sleeping Ute Mountain, 25 miles north of the Four Corner borders. The legend of Sleeping Ute Mountain says it is a sleeping warrior god who came to fight the evil ones and will rise again if needed. For adventure, visit the Ute Mountain Tribal Park, located nearby and tour the ancestral lands of the Ute Mountain Utes. The area is accessed by tour guides only. The Trail of the Ancients Scenic and Historic Byway, a 114-mile route passes the casino and leads to a number of historic sites, including the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park, the Ancestral Puebloan ruins at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and the Anasazi Heritage Center.