Created by destinationunknown on June 25, 2007
After spending a week in Durango/Silverton, we headed west to visit Mesa Verde National Park. The drive was beautiful, the park amazing and educational. Staying in the park for a couple of nights was worth it.
Created by Aracanus on December 31, 2005
Earlier this year I took a road trip with my friend Melissa down to Mesa Verde. Melissa had been on an archaeological dig with a woman that works there as a back-country archaeologist, so we got a personalized tour.
Created by TravelTess on April 4, 2005
Mesa Verde is Spanish for "green table." For over 700 years people lived in communities, building stone villages, or cliff dwellings, in the canyon walls.In the late 1200s they left their homes and moved away.
Created by feline fanatic on November 7, 2002
Exploring ancestral indian ruins was a true Exploring the ruins of the ancient Anassazi indians as well as viewing regional vegitation and scenic views.
Created by Mr. Griffin on May 6, 2002
We returned to Powderhorn Resort again this year for the kids Spring Break, our first visit was last year. We enjoyed ourselves and the hospitality of the resort and ski shop employees.