Fire Restrictions in Effect
Due to recent hot, dry, and windy conditions, the park is currently at very high fire danger. The following fire restrictions are in effect: No open fires are permitted anywhere within the park. Smoking is only permitted inside an enclosed vehicle. More »
Hey Kids! Here are some activities you can do at home. Just download and print each page (ask your parents for help if you need it). Then, have fun while you learn about Ancestral Puebloan life at Mesa Verde. And don't forget to try #6 to learn how you can help protect our national parks.
Illustration by Mary Lloyd
1. Times Have Changed - matching
2. Home Sweet Home - dot-to-dot
3. Food Find - word find
4. A-Mazing Migration - maze
5. Plain, Coiled, or Painted - draw
6. How Can I Help? - picture search
Did You Know?
Descendants of Mesa Verde Ancestral Puebloans include the Hopi in Arizona, and the 19 Rio Grande pueblos of New Mexico: Taos, Picuris, Sandia, Isleta, San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Nambe, Tesuque, Jemez, Cochiti, Pojoaque, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Zia, Laguna, Acoma, and Zuni.