Morefield Campground Open for Primitive Camping
Contact: Betty Lieurance, 970-529-4465
Morefield Campground, located four miles within Mesa Verde National Park, will open for primitive camping in the Zuni Loop beginning April 15. There is no charge at present; however, once the fee collection box is installed, the camping fee will be $10 per night for Golden Age and Golden Access pass holders, and $20 per night for all other visitors.
Primitive camping will be available through May 9. Comfort stations in the loop will be open although there will be no showers, outside water, or hook-up sites available.
Morefield Campground opens for the season on May 10 at which time the gas station and store will be open and laundry and showers will be available. There are 15 hook-ups in the campground for RVs. For further information on Morefield Campground, please contact ARAMARK at 1-800-449-2288.
Did You Know?
Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. It has 150 rooms, plus an additional 75 open areas. Twenty-one of the rooms are kivas, and 25 to 30 rooms have residential features. The number of Ancestral Puebloans living in Cliff Palace at any one time was 100 to 120.