Mesa Verde National Park
Verde National Park is approximately 53 miles northeast of the Teec
Nos Pos Trading Post.
Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their
home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1300. Today, the park protects over 4,000 known archeological sites,
including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United
Ranger-guided tours are offered seasonally,
and provide you with the opportunity to hike into and experience these Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling
Verde National Park
is open year-round, but some facilities, tours, and access to archeological sites are seasonal. You are encouraged
to visit the following National Park Service web page for Mesa Verde National Park.