Fire Restrictions in Effect
Due to recent hot, dry, and windy conditions, the park is currently at very high fire danger. The following fire restrictions are in effect: No open fires are permitted anywhere within the park. Smoking is only permitted inside an enclosed vehicle. More »
Mesa Verde to Host Annual Business Open House
Contact: Carol Sperling, 970-529-4628
Mesa Verde National Park would like to invite local businesses to its Annual Business Open House. The Open House will be held at the park's Rec Hall located at mile marker 19 on the main park road on Monday, June 13, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Business Open House provides participants with information concerning park events, summer schedules, entrance fee information and general information concerning park operations.
An optional tour of the sites within the park will be available following the information session.
Please RSVP to Sue Johnson-Erner at 970-529-4612 or click here to email her.
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.