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

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

Winter Trail Conditions Update

Welcome to the Mesa Verde National Park winter trails update. Trails are groomed for skate skiing, classic skiing, and snowshoeing as snow and ranger schedules permit. Please see the trail updates below for current grooming conditions. If you need additional information, call the Mesa Verde Chief Ranger's Office at 970-529-4622.

For trail descriptions and information on the winter trails program please click here.

For current weather forecasts please visit the National Weather Service.

 

Chapin Mesa Snow Depth
Date: 01/23/2015
Snow Depth: 2"

The Cliff Palace Loop road is melting quickly with long patches of bare pavement. The road will be open to foot traffic and closed to skiing until additional snow is received.

The Wetherill Mesa road is closed to skiing until additional snow is received.

Morefield Area Snow Depth
Date: 01/23/2015
Snow Depth: 2"

The Morefield Campground, Meadow and Prater Canyon trails were all roller packed on 1/13 with classic track was set in the campground on the morning of 1/16. Trail conditions are very patchy at this time with Prater and the Meadow loop unskiiable. The campground road will have large stretches of bare pavement.

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