Category: Mesa Verde National Park

Stargazing at Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde, CO

The lack of large cities near the Mesa Verde region means no light pollution, and some of the best stargazing opportunities in the Southwestern United States. In addition, most nights during the summer are cloudless. On a moonless night, the...

Explore Handmade Native American Goods

Mesa Verde, CO

One of the best parts of exploring the beautiful Mesa Verde region is the opportunity to feel a connection with the native populations that once called this place their home. Taking guided tours and hiking the region is one way,...

Mesa Verde Tours

Mesa Verde, CO

– Far View – 700 Year – Private The Far View Explorer Tour starts at the Morefield Campground and runs through Mesa Verde to the highest point in the park, Park Point, where you’ll find a 260 degree panoramic view...

Explore the Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde, CO

Stepping back in time into the world of the Ancient Puebloans who inhabited these sandstone dwellings is to experience a world at the mercy of the elements, and lifetimes filled with challenge, opportunity, and innovation. The Ancestral Puebloans built the...

Birdwatching in Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde, CO

Mesa Verde National Park’s diverse landscapes and temperate climates make it a perfect place for birdwatching. With many distinct habitats and hiking trails, there are ample opportunities to explore and see new birds, for the avid birders, or try the...
Relax at Trimble Hot Springs

Relax at Trimble Hot Springs

Colorado

The Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs offers a 101-105 degree, Olympic size swimming pool, in addition to two mineral pools, saunas, and a spa. Lodging is available as well, including a ‘couple’s hideaway’ package. Photo Credit: [Philms](https://www.flickr.com/photos/philms/21699344484/in/photolist-z4uP83-z4B9Dp-z4sxnQ-z4sRHC-zZmLg1-A2qJkM-A1vEEv-zZnsCd-z4tsXf-A1voin-A2rTdz-zHSWEm-zHVyrq-zHW49W-zYce13-zYcj8C-zHTdku-z4tACW-zHT9fq-zZn8fq-zYctjo-z4CdC4-zHT5Xo-zZkwvN-A1vTcV-z4ueYN-A2t5sB-z4BSCz-A1wo6g-z4BfS6-z4BNHF-A2s9Nx-zYcrp1-z4uUdJ-zZo2f7-A2qtKK-z4uGym-zHSQWY-z4BQQr-zHSx79-z4sYXC-A2rYsn-zYdG9E-zZn3vW-zHYVLz-z4Dkzi-A1wGM4-A2qwZR-A1wEZX-zJ18X6)
Backpack to Crater Lake in San Juan National Forest

Backpack to Crater Lake in San Juan National Forest

Colorado

Reaching this trailhead actually begins off of Andrews Lake – you will see signs for Andrews Lake off HWY 550. I will provide directions from both Durango and Silverton at the end. The trailhead is extremely well marked the entire...
Summit 3 Peaks in the Chicago Basin

Summit 3 Peaks in the Chicago Basin

Colorado

I tell people all the time that if they only do one hike in Colorado, this is it. You get a little taste of everything: Colorado history, wildlife, beautiful campsite views, 14ers, and the largest wilderness in the state. This...
Mountain Bike Village Trail

Mountain Bike Village Trail

Colorado

Take the Gondola from either Telluride or Mountain Village and get off at mid station. Walk up the path, pass the entrance to the bike park, and continue up the gravel road until you come upon signs for the Village...
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