Brochures and Publications
Below are some helpful publications for planning a visit to Mesa Verde National Park. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)
Spring 2014 Visitor Guide, (March 8 to May 22, 2014)
Winter 2013-2014 Visitor Guide, (November 3, 2013 to March 7, 2014)
Summer/Fall 2013 Visitor Guide, (May 24 to November 2, 2013)
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.