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 2012 Annual Business Open House
Contact: Betty Lieurance, 970-529-4608
Mesa Verde National Park would like to invite local businesses to its Annual Business Open House. This year the park will be partnering with the Dolores Public Lands Office. The Open House will be held on Monday, April 30, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the First National Bank building in Cortez.
The Business Open House provides participants with information concerning park events, summer schedules, entrance fee information and general information concerning park operations. The Dolores Public Lands Office will share information about their upcoming programs and services.
An optional tour of the new Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center will be provided following the informational session. Please RSVP to Sue Johnson-Erner at 970-529-4612 or email@example.com.
Did You Know?
In 1891, Swedish scientist Gustaf Nordenskiold studied, explored, and photographed many of Mesa Verde’s cliff dwellings. Considered by many to be the first true archeologist at Mesa Verde, his book, "The Cliff Dwellers of the Mesa Verde," was the first extensive record of its cliff dwellings.