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National Association for Interpretation Certified (NAI) professional guides make the history of Mesa Verde come alive with captivating storytelling of a people who evolved from hunter-gatherers into a culture known for agriculture, intricate...more
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We visited Mesa Verde the first week of November. They only have one portion of the park open and you cannot go into the cliff dwellings without a guide (June-August). We spent a full day hiking the park. There are some paved trails if you...More
My wife and I took this tour while staying at Far View Lodge in Mesa Verde National Park. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience so much more enjoyable. It was great taking a tour with someone who knew lots about local...More
I really enjoyed this park there is a lot to do and see and you should be in good shape for the trails. It takes most of the day just to drive through it. It is a fascinating and beautiful place. Take a while and...More
Mesa Verde National Park protects some of the best preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States. Located in the Four Corners region of Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico, off U.S. Route 160, nine miles east of Cortez, Colorado, the 52,485-acre park is...More
Spent a day here, fantastic, beautiful park. The cliff dwellings are interesting and a miracle of ancient engineering. We camped and with no moon the stars were brilliant. Love this park, one of my favorite places!
I went on this tour with my good friend, who is an archaeologist and she was spouting off much about archaeology in my ear.
The 700 Years Bus Tour covered pretty much everything except for Cliff Palace, which closes down just before the end of...More
This park is full of history dating back to before 1000 AD. Really interesting and thought provoking to see how Pueblo Indians lived and survived in a natural setting. Much to learn.
Driving is a little challenge with numerous switch-backs and miles between some of...More
We are doing a swing through several National Parks and Mesa Verde was number 3 of 4. We wanted to get tickets for some Ranger guided tours so on our way out of Utah to Durango we stopped at the Mesa Verde visitor center. You...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Mesa Verde National Park. The cliff dwellings are a sight to see. We took the Cliff Palace tour and were in awe of the construction of the dwellings in the side of the cliffs. Our Ranger was very knowledgeable...More
We visited this only because it was easily accessible along our route and I was curious to see it since it is so famous. Neither of us is much into ancient ruins. But, this was a pleasant surprise. It turned out to be far more...More