Evening Programs

Ranger presenting an evening program to visitors in campground amphitheater.
Evening Program at the Morefield Campground Amphitheater


Morefield Campground Evening Program

In 1907, archeologist Jesse Fewkes began the first evening campfire talks in the history of the National Park Service at Mesa Verde. That tradition continues today. Enjoy a free, 45-60 minute presentation each evening by rangers at the Morefield Amphitheater (weather permitting). The amphitheater is located at the end of the road in Morefield Campground. Bring a flashlight. Program is free and offered each evening.

May 25 to July 20, 2019 9:00 pm
July 21 to August 17, 2019 8:30 pm
August 18 to September 1, 2019 8:15 pm

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Cliff Palace in twilight
Cliff Palace in twilight.


Cliff Palace Twilight Tour

Enjoy an intimate, leisurely encounter with Mesa Verde’s largest cliff dwelling. Dramatic sunset lighting will appeal to both amateur and professional photographers as well as those seeking a deeper connection with this extraordinary archeological treasure. Tours are limited to 15 people. Tickets are $20.00 per person.

Tickets can be purchased in advance, online at www.recreation.gov or by phoning the call center at 1-877-444-6777.

Tours are offered each evening.

May 25 to July 20, 2019 7:15 pm
July 21 to September 7, 2019 6:45 pm

Last updated: May 1, 2019

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