Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park is located in Montezuma County, in Mesa Verde, Colorado.
Area: 81.25 mi²
Established: June 29, 1906
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Mesa Verde National Park is in southwest Colorado. It’s known for its well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings, notably the huge Cliff Palace. The Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum has exhibits on the ancient Native American culture. Mesa Top Loop Road winds past archaeological sites and overlooks, including Sun Point Overlook with panoramic canyon views. Petroglyph Point Trail has several rock carvings.
Explore the amazing cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Pueblo people when you adventure into Mesa Verde National Park. With nearly 5,000 archaeological sites and nearly 600 cliff dwellings, Mesa Verde has some of the best preserved sites in the entire United States.