Directions to Meeting Location

Mesa Verde Tours
643 Camino del Rio
Durango, CO 81301

Directions to Mesa Verde National Park Entrance

State Highway 10
Mancos, CO 81328

By Car:

From Cortez, CO – 15 minutes, 11 miles
From Durango, CO – 45 minutes, 36 miles
From Denver, CO – 6.25 hours, 371 miles
From Albuquerque, NM – 4.25 hours, 245 miles
From Salt Lake City, UT – 6 hours, 358 miles
From Phoenix, AZ – 6.5 hours, 419 miles
From Dallas, TX – 14 hours, 887 miles

Mesa Verde Information

  • Special Tours for Photographers
    Special Tours for Photographers
    Mesa Verde Park Staff is offering two special tours for Summer 2017! There will be four special sunrise tours of Balcony House and Twilight Tours of Cliff Palace everyday May 26 – Sept 9. These tours will offer a unique oppoerunity to capture these spectacular cliff...
  • Petroglyph Point Trail Hike
    Petroglyph Point Trail Hike
    The Petroglyph Point Trail is a lovely excursion for the active bunch to do while visiting Mesa Verde. The 2.4 mile trail is a good activity to do during the heat of the day. The majority of the trail and most strenuous part is shaded, ending...
  • Step House on Wetherill Mesa
    Step House on Wetherill Mesa
    This self-guided tour of Step House on Wetherill Mesa is quick and accessible from the trail, 3/4 mile in length that loops the dwelling. We recommend doing this either at the beginning or end of the day due to the high sun exposure of the trail...

Park Alerts

  • Spruce Tree House Temporarily Closed
    Spruce Tree House Temporarily Closed
    Spruce Tree House, an iconic self-guided cliff dwelling in the heart of Chapin Mesa, is unfortunately CLOSED for the unforeseeable future due to concerns about rock fall. It can still be viewed from the Museum overlook....
Directions April 14, 2017