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Who Do I Contact for Information?
Public Information Officer
Email: Public Information Officer
For special or commercial use permit information:
Special Park Use Coordinator
For general information about the park or help with trip planning:
Did You Know?
On a snowy December day in 1888, while ranchers Richard Wetherill and Charlie Mason searched Mesa Verde’s canyons for stray cattle, they unexpectedly came upon Cliff Palace for the first time. The following year, the Wetherill brothers and Mason explored an additional 182 cliff dwellings.