Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

The remarkable cliff dwellings carved directly into rock faces are a must-see; these were home to the Ancestral Pueblo people for more than 700 years.

Mesa Verde Tours

Mesa Verde ToursStanding out as one of the USA's most culturally captivating national parks, Mesa Verde in Colorado is celebrated for its fascinating heritage.

Its cliff dwellings have made it particularly famous, but there are many other archaeological wonders to enjoy here.

What's more, the park also possesses a medley of wonderful scenery and hikes that together make for an amazing, well-rounded experience.

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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde Insider Tips

Park Point
If you want to enjoy one of the finest views in the USA, you can do so at Mesa Verde. Indeed, the park's highest point - known as Park Point - is widely regarded as one of the very best 360-degree views in the country. Why not pay it a visit and see if you agree?
When to go
The best times to visit Mesa Verde National Park are June, July, August and September, which see warm days paired with cool evenings. To avoid the crowds, and the most intense heat, arrive early or late in the season. The weather in winter is usually mild, but sees frequent snowstorms.
Highlights & Activities

Mesa Verde Tour Highlights

Cliff Dwellings
The Ancestral Pueblo people have left a wonderful heritage of towers, reservoirs and farming terraces, along with their cliff dwellings. Built between the 6th and 12th centuries, these are are made of stone and some even house more than 100 rooms.
Bear Creek Falls hike
The nearby Bear Creek Falls hike in Telluride is particularly charming, and has the advantage of being quite a short, light hike that makes it suitable for people of various abilities, taking you to the glorious Bear Creek Falls.
Mesa Verde Visitor & Research Center
Discover what's available in the park and to get to grips with its history. Highlights for visitors include insights into the Ancestral Puebloan culture, artworks focused on the Mesa Verde and park's museum and research collection.

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