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

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

Enrichment Package: Activity 5 -- On Your Way To The Park: Answer Sheet

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7. Sleeping Ute, Lone Cone, Abajo (Blue) Mountains, La Sal (Salt) Mountain Range.

8. Gambel Oak.

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10. 8,571 feet (2,621 meters).

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Did You Know?

Kiva courtyard at Spruce Tree House

A subterranean kiva remained 50 degrees Fahrenheit all year round. So for the Ancestral Puebloans, it stayed cool in the summer, and only a small fire was needed to keep it warm in the winter.