Besides visiting the many cultural sites of Mesa Verde National Park, there are a number of other outdoor opportunities for visitors to enjoy. Use the following links to learn more about these activities.
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.