Mesa Verde National Park Locator Map

Fast Facts

Total Area
52,074 acres
Annual Visitation
488,860 in 2012 (view all years)
Creation Date
June 29, 1906
Entrance Fee
$10 per car per week
Time Zone
Mountain
Lowest Elevation
6,015 feet at Soda Canyon
Highest Elevation
8,571 feet at Park Point
Lowest Average Temp
17F in January
Record Low Temp
-20F in 1963
Highest Average Temp
84F in July
Record High Temp
100F in 1971
Our Last Visit
July 2008

Park Contact Information

Mesa Verde National Park
P.O. Box 8, Mesa Verde, Colorado 81330
Info at (970) 529-4465
Fax to (970) 529-4637

Park Creation Timeline

1906
On June 29, 1906 Mesa Verde National Park is created.
1978
The park is named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).


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