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Yucca House National Monument

Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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No one else there, Nice

If you are just getting a stamp in your passport book then in my opinion, you won't really care... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Poudre1
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Bellvue, Colorado
How it all started

This was not easy to find. YOu park on a farmers yard. but it was very interesting to see how it... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Margaret B
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good21%
  • Average44%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

If you are just getting a stamp in your passport book then in my opinion, you won't really care about smaller sites like this one. True, it is not like the other larger more known sites but I have found this site very appealing. Check...More

Thank Poudre1
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was not easy to find. YOu park on a farmers yard. but it was very interesting to see how it all started.....

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

So refreshing to see the honest opinions of other reviewers. We too are on a vision quest to visit all the national park sites listed in the Passport Program. Once you read about this site you have to make a value judgment on whether to...More

Thank bluejay377
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We are on a quest to see all National Monuments. This was probably the quickest visit we have had. There really isn't anything there but a couple of piles of rubble from Puebloan Ruins. Plus there are no signs to get you there because it...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This NM is off the beaten path, a bit difficult to find, and really not worth the trip with all the other ruins available in the area. None of this site has been excavated, so it is mainly just piles of ruins. Getting there is...More

1  Thank RONALD D
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Yucca House as part of a trip to Mesa Verde. It's a short trip through Cortez down some dirt roads to a farm. The monument is down a short trail off the farm parking lot. There is one remaining wall and the area...More

1  Thank memyselfandbill
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I'm going to be honest here. The only reason worth visiting this hard to find location is to get a stamp for you National Passport book. I really hope that some day the site will be excavated. The was the intention when the land was...More

3  Thank Donald P
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Climbing through the oud ruins in the cliffs is a great experience. The Indians did not have ladders and ropes like they provide today, which makes the experience that much greater when you think of what the early inhabitants had to do just to get...More

1  Thank Danscrowell
Reviewed 8 April 2015

An interesting and huge archaeological ruins with up to 600 rooms and 100 kivas ; be sure to walk the many trails as this is a huge Ancestral Puebloan site. Look down for some surprises. Read up on the site ahead of time, and be...More

2  Thank Gail L
Reviewed 7 September 2014

DO SOME HOMEWORK! This is a primitive site, as is made very clear both on the website and at the helpful visitors center in Cortez. Driving directions are also very clear. It is very unfair to expect dazzling reconstructions, video explanations, or snack bars, or...More

8  Thank Steve S
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