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The Top 2 Reasons To Visit Mesa Verde National Park This Summer

If you’re looking for an educational outdoor adventure this summer, consider taking them on a tour of the Mesa Verde National Park. Located in the southwest corner of Colorado, this wondrous park holds the history of mysterious people like the Ancestral Puebloans, or the Anasazi. At Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, we’re proud to be a leading provider of guided Mesa Verde tours. When you sign up for one of our tours, you’ll have the opportunity to explore some of the most notable and best preserved cliff dwelling ruins in the United States. For even more adventure, combine your trip with our whitewater rafting adventures or zip line tours! If you’re still on the fence about visiting the Mesa Verde National Park this summer, consider the fun reasons to do so below.

Explore Ancient Cliff Dwellings

As we mentions above, the Mesa Verde National Park is infamous for its historic cliff dwellings. Cliff Palace is among the largest of the cliff dwellings in this national park, and a guided tour of the Cliff Palace is worth every penny. When you join a guided tour with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, our knowledgeable guides will educate you on the history of the dwellings and will let you get up close and personal with the ancient ruins.

View The Best Colorado Wildlife

The Mesa Verde National Park is home to a large and diverse collection of wildlife, including various endangered species. Visitors who arrive to the park early or stay late may be treated to sightings of black bears, coyotes, gray foxes, and even mountain lions.

If you’re interested in signing up for a guided tour of the Mesa Verde National park, contact the team at Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours today. With our guided tour, you’ll be able to explore the ancient ruins and breathtaking views without the hassle of trying to plan everything yourself. Call us today!

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