Mesa Top Sites
The pages listed below provide information about some of the mesa top archeological sites in Mesa Verde National Park. For site locations, go to park maps, or click on the specific map located on each page below. (Note: All maps on the following Mesa Top Sites pages open as pdfs. To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)
To learn about other types of ancient dwellings, please see the Cliff Dwellings page.
Did You Know?
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.