• View of Square Tower House, seen along the Mesa Top Loop

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

Enrichment Package: Activity 2 -- Getting To Know The Park: Answer Sheet


Maps

1. US 160

2. 10 miles

3. 8 miles

4. 4 miles

5. Morefield Campground or near the Chapin Museum (Headquarters area)

6. 8427 ft or 2569 m

7. 8000 pounds and/or more than 25 ft in length

8. Wetherill Mesa

9. Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation

10. Square Tower House

11. Soda Canyon Overlook Trail

12. Spruce Canyon and Petroglyph Point Trails

13. Spruce Tree House

14. Near the museum on Chapin Mesa (Headquarters area)

Web Page Investigation

1. Green Table
http://www.nps.gov/meve/

2. Stop at the Far View Visitor Center to get tickets
http://www.nps.gov/meve/

3. Answers will vary
http://www.nps.gov/meve/planyourvisit/weather_info.htm
Can also be linked to from the home page

4.

$15 per vehicle (as of 2007)
http://www.nps.gov/meve/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm
Can also be linked to from the home page

5. Answers will vary
http://www.nps.gov/meve/planyourvisit/birdwatching.htm
Can also be linked to from For Teacher or For Kids pages

6. 27 in 1906
656,023 in 1999
http://www.nps.gov/meve/parkmgmt/statistics.htm

7. 413 miles to the North Rim via the Navajo Trail. http://www.nps.gov/meve/planyourvisit/mileage.htm

8.

WebRanger is an internet program where kids can learn about national parks and become Junior Rangers online.
Link found at http://www.nps.gov/meve/forkids/index.htm



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