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

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

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    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 »

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Who Do I Contact for Information?


For news media related questions:

Public Information Officer
Mesa Verde National Park
PO Box 8
Mesa Verde, CO

Betty Lieurance
Phone: 970-529-4608

Carol Sperling
Phone: 970-529-4628

Email: Public Information Officer



For special or commercial use permit information:

Special Park Use Coordinator
Phone: 970-529-4612
Fax: 970-529-4637
Email: Special Park Use Coordinator


For general information about the park or help with trip planning:

Phone: 970-529-4465
Email: General Park Information

You can also find information online by going to Plan Your Visit or browsing the topics listed in the site index.

Did You Know?

Zia Corn Dance

Descendants of Mesa Verde Ancestral Puebloans include the Hopi in Arizona, and the 19 Rio Grande pueblos of New Mexico: Taos, Picuris, Sandia, Isleta, San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Nambe, Tesuque, Jemez, Cochiti, Pojoaque, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Zia, Laguna, Acoma, and Zuni.