Plan A Field Trip
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
Below are some helpful links that provide information for planning a field trip to Mesa Verde National Park. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)
Planning Your Visit (pdf, 90 kb)
Educational Fee Waiver Information
Park Etiquette: Taking Care of Mesa Verde National Park
Balcony House Educational Tours
Did You Know?
On a snowy December day in 1888, while ranchers Richard Wetherill and Charlie Mason searched Mesa Verde’s canyons for stray cattle, they unexpectedly came upon Cliff Palace for the first time. The following year, the Wetherill brothers and Mason explored an additional 182 cliff dwellings.