Mesa Verde, 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 archaeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.
Tickets for Mese Verde are on a first come first served basis, due to erosion only a certain number of visitors are allowed into the park each day. Plan to arrival early, you don't want to miss out on this experience..