Events & Special Tours

Balcony House Sunrise Tour

  • Jun 19 at 5:15am
  • June 20 at 5:15am
  • Sept 22 at 6:15am
  • Sept 23 at 6:15am
  • Mug House

  • May 30 – Oct 22 at 9am
  • Tuesday, Friday, & Sunday
  • Oak Tree House

  • May 22 – Oct 14 at 8am
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Wetherill Mesa Bike & Hike

  • May 31 – September at 9:30am
  • Wednesday and Sunday
  • Yucca House

  • May 13 at 8am
  • Sept 16 at 8am

Private Park Tour

A Private National Park Tour is a full day professionally guided tour of the most spectacular places to visit in the park. Departing any day of your choosing from your lodging accommodations anywhere in Southwest Colorado. Park fees, ranger-guided dwelling tours, transportation, and a great deli lunch are all included. Read more about private tours…

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....
Events & Special Tours July 19, 2014