Visitation Statistics

The park is open every day of the year. The park occasionally has to close in the winter time due to snow storms. The busiest months of the year are July and August. The second week in August is traditionally the busiest week of the entire year with as many as 3,000 people a day entering the park. Some of the slowest winter days will see less than 50 people in the park.

 

Year

Park Visitors

1906 27
1910 250
1920 2,890
1930 16,741
1940 36,172
1950 88,184
1960 225,708
1970 527,207
1980 540,826
1985 656,271
1990 611,375
1991 678,075
1992 742,080
1993 666,056
1994 699,644
1995 680,833
1996 633,628
1997 648,596
1998 623,510
1999 656,023
2000 471,084
2001 537,474
2002 419,662
2003 454,742
2004 474,080
2005 518,458
2006 561,163
2007 565,989
2008 565,449
2009 562,146
2010 566,615
2011 572,329
2012 488,860
2013 460,237
2014 501,563
2015 547,325


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 8
Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330

Phone:

(970) 529-4465
Main park phone number.

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