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Mesa Verde National Park poster-- Mesa Verds is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado, near Four Corners. #nationalparks

Square Tower House, Mesa Verde National Park, CO. The tower that gives this site its name is the tallest structure in Mesa Verde. This cliff dwelling was occupied between AD 1200 and 1300.

Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1300. Today, the park protects over 4,000 known archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado >>> This is one of my most favorite childhood memories. It was so cool! I remember we had to climb ladders and duck through small walls. LOVED it! Have you been?

Mesa Verde National Park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt, to protect some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the world, or as he said, "preserve the works of man." It occupies 81.4 sq miles near the Four Corners and features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by the Ancestral Puebloan people, sometimes called the Anasazi. There are over 4,000 archaeological sites and over 600 cliff dwellings of the Pueblo people at the site.

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Mesa Verde - Southwestern Colorado. Some of the best-preserved ancient Pueblo dwellings (some dating waaay back to 550 AD!) are tucked beneath the sandstone cliffs, waiting to be explored.

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