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Nice short stop

This was a nice roadside stop leaving Boulder on the way north. Tells the story of an Anasazi... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
bchard78
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Rome, Georgia
Don't underestimate the State Parks

Having been to Mesa Verde and several other sites with ruins, we had a basic understanding of what... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
gold-vintner
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Park has a self-guided trail through a village that was inhabited a thousand years ago.
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Near the end of travel on scenic byway Rt. 12, you will come upon this small but very good state park. A small entrance fee gives you access to a museum and actual ruins of these ancient people. A recreation of their living quarters, history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This was a nice roadside stop leaving Boulder on the way north. Tells the story of an Anasazi village excavated in the area with good background information. Knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bchard78
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Having been to Mesa Verde and several other sites with ruins, we had a basic understanding of what we were seeing here. They have a nice background film, a number of artifacts in the small museum as well as some ruins that you can observe....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This place is OK. The museum has nothing striking but there's a nice snack wagon and playground nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the attractions you could miss if you don’t look. We enjoyed the exhibits and movie and the ruins.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jwvv
Reviewed 31 August 2018

So we're driving along after finding our hotel, exploring the area, and suddenly, the Anasazi Indian Village State Park is on our left. We'd done to Mesa Verde a few years back so we stopped out of curiosity. We were delightfully surprised. Great display and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dkoch45
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This had very interesting exhibits inside with lots of information I didn’t know about before. Outside there was a partially excavated home/village site that built on the inside information. Also a very nice gift shop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was a lovely stop on our trip. Not overwhelming but historically informative. There is a short self guided walking tour around ruins of an Indian village. The staff person was wonderfully helpful. The five dollar entry fee is more than reasonable and the gift...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Anasazi Museum (and State Park) and felt much enlightened. The informational pieces are well done, and the archeological digs are fascinating; I had never seen a dig in person - only on TV! There are several video presentations by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stop at this little park. I think the admission fee was $5 per person, which is very reasonable. This park consists of a visitor center/museum, and a short trail right behind it which showcases reconstructed dwellings. This is one of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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jobeth2013
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it would easily fit in the car park. I seem to recall a couple of RVs there at the time we visited. Richard
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