Mesa Verde National Park Has A Big Birthday In June

The Mesa Verde National Park spans more than 52,000 acres. It houses more than 5,000 known archaeological sites and cliff dwellings.

Established June 29, 1906

Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado turns 117 this month.

The park receives about 500,000 visitors annually, one of our least-visited national parks.

Mesa Verde is an International Dark Sky Park for those who love stargazing.

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