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

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

Fire News

Although the 2014 summer season began with hot, dry, breezy weather, welcomed rain showers in early August significantly reduced fire danger in the park.

Please see below for park updates on any fire restrictions or other fire related information.

 

STANDARD FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT

  • Campfires are allowed in established fire grates at Morefield Campground and the Chapin Mesa Picnic Area.
  • Smoking is permitted outside, except within cliff dwellings and other archeological sites.
  • Please be careful with any fire source.

Did You Know?

A view from Park Point overlook

Park Point, the highest elevation in the park (8427 ft/2569 m), has a 360 degree panoramic view that is considered one of the grandest in the country.