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.
To enter a cliff dwelling, you must be accompanied by a ranger. For information on how to do so visit: http://go.nps.gov/visitcliffdwelling
The National Park Service cares for special places preserved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. Experience Your America!
Go underground and experience the secret world of the gold miner!
A one-hour guided tour takes you 1/3 mile into the heart of 13,000 foot Galena Mountain where you can follow the vein and see real mining equipment in action! Located just minutes from the historic town of Silverton the tour is easily accessible by car, RV and 4-wheeler. If you are riding the Durango to Silverton narrow gauge train, check out the Train Connection shuttle package.
Outside the awesome scenery is spectacular and at the end of the rainbow might be your Pot O’ Gold – in the Old Hundred sluice box! Pan for real silver, copper, and even gold – and keep what you find! Best of all panning is FREE with purchase of a mine tour making the Old Hundred a great family value.
No reservations are needed.
Horseback adventures on your Colorado vacation!
Guided Trail rides near Mesa Verde National Park. Horse drawn carriage and wagon rides. Breakfast and Dinner rides. An authentic Rocky Mountain cowboy vacation experience!