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Colorado Welcome Center

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Address: 928 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3325
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+1 970-565-4048

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Great place to get info, helpful staff made of mostly volunteers. I needed a hotel room with handicap facilities for visiting family members, they were able to supply a list with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Guy sitting on counter. Talking to outer office. Ignored us walking in. Finally got up and greeted. Less than enthusiastic like we were interrupting something. Little Kids were hopeful to see some characters or friendly interaction. Guy was exuberant but not in professional way. Girls felt a little intimidated.

Thank Puggo C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to get info, helpful staff made of mostly volunteers. I needed a hotel room with handicap facilities for visiting family members, they were able to supply a list with prices and availability in less than 5 minutes. They also were able to conect me with the local veterans affair office. They were also helpful with local handicap accessible... More 

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Grove, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The ladies at this Welcome Center went above & beyond in supplying us with needed maps and even held a particular tee shirt we wanted at Mesa Verde (that was out of stock there) for us until we could get by to pick it up! Nice people.

Thank skmorton45
Sunnyvale, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We are indebted to the welcome Center lady (Apologies for not having her name). She highlighted detailed maps to make a loop -Cortez -Lowry Pueblo-Hovenweep and back to Cortez plus road and trail conditions at the sites. Most importantly she was able to give us an idea if this trip was a good idea for a person who must use... More 

Thank Marsha S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a great place to pick up brochures maps etc. Employees are extremely helpful in helping you plan your itineray. So glad we stopped.

Thank LadyAutum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A welcome find on our trip from Utah to Colorado. Staff at the centre were welcoming and well informed. We were provided with a wealth of information p, along with a free cup each of excellent, freshly made coffee! Just what we needed after a long journey. A big thanks from us both

Thank BandMK
Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Must stop here before seeing sights in Cortez Area. Also got good information on eateries. There is also an official gift shop for Mesa Verde information and items for purchase.

Thank creekertraveller
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As soon as we walked in they come and greet us made us feel very welcomed Lot of helpful tips about Mesa Verde ranger guided tour and bought ticket for the next day tour

Thank Claire Y
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stopped at the Welcome Center upon our arrival in Cortez. The staff members were very friendly and informative. Provided assistnance on how best to see Mesa Verde NP and Four Corners, as well as information about places to dine in town. There was a plethora of literature available and even tickets for the Balcony House tour at Mesa Verde.

Thank DFA5618
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went there before going to Mesa Verde. Glad we did. Lots of info for all over Colorado! Got everything we needed to plan the rest of our trip!

Thank Nancy R

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