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Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park
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Lat: 37.230873
Lon: -108.46183
Ele: 7,539 ft
Weather: ° and (more weather)
Colorado Colorado
Lat: 37.230873   |    Lon: -108.46183   |    Ele: 7,539 ft   |    Current weather: ° and (see monthly averages)
Colorado Colorado

Explore thousands of ancient Native American cliff dwellings.

 
Mesa Verde National Park is located in southwestern Colorado. Visitors who come can see some of the most well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings, most notably the huge Cliff Palace. The Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum features exhibits on the ancient Native American culture, where guests can learn more about who the ancient people were and how they lived. Mesa Top Loop Road winds past archaeological sites and overlooks, including Sun Point Overlook with panoramic canyon views. Hikers should explore the Petroglyph Point Trail, which has several rock carvings.
 
This area has over 4,000 archaeological sites of the Ancestral Pueblo, who lived here for 700 years. Many of the cliff dwellings that were built in the 12th and 13th centuries include Cliff Palace, which has 150 rooms and 23 kivas. Another point of interest is the Balcony House that has lots of passages and tunnels. These places truly offer a window to the past.
 
Bring your binoculars and be on the lookout for birds such as red-tailed hawks, turkey vultures, wild turkeys, great horned owls, pinyon jays, dark-eyed juncos, mountain chickadees, and more. Mammals that you may see include shrews, mice, bats, black bears, raccoons, weasels, mountain lions, squirrels, rabbits, and beavers. Explore this vast national park with your friends and family.
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Hiking
Ruins
Camping
Photography
National Park
Wildlife
Stargazing
Museum
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JAN
37° / 22°
6 days
FEB
43° / 27°
6 days
MAR
54° / 35°
8 days
APR
63° / 41°
8 days
MAY
72° / 48°
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JUN
85° / 59°
4 days
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JUL
87° / 66°
14 days
AUG
85° / 64°
12 days
SEP
78° / 58°
8 days
OCT
63° / 45°
6 days
NOV
51° / 34°
4 days
DEC
39° / 25°
7 days

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