There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. This is Anna Kimberly's favorite session, she even wrote her college application essay about Mesa Verde! Call us if you have any questions and enjoy our site.
No other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling depths which can be seen on breathtaking hikes in the Inner Canyon to the river.
Explore and play on the tallest sand dunes in North America. Search for fulgurites (crystallized sand made by lightening strikes).
Ouray National Historic District sits high in the San Juan Mountains. Go 4-wheeling in the mountains, hike to alpine meadows, see abandoned gold mining towns and swim in the hot springs 250’ x 150’ oval pool. .
Explore West Ruin, a center of ancestral Pueblo society that once housed over 500 masonry rooms.
Ancient ruins in the Taos Valley indicate Native American tribe of Puebloan people lived here nearly 1000 years ago. The main part of the present buildings are considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in the USA
The Ancestral Pueblo people who lived here from 600 A.D. Visit one of over 600 cliff dwellings in the park and experience the sites first-hand.
Exceptional whitewater rafting in Colorado, our 3rd longest river. Colorado's Rocky Mountains are the birthplace of more major rivers than any other mountain range in the U.S.
Hike the Long Trail in Frijoles Canyon or walk along a mesa, viewing cavates, petroglyphs and the Ancestral Pueblo village of Tsankawi and climb ladders to view the Ancestral Pueblo "Long House" where for over 10,000 years nomadic hunter-gatherers followed migrating wildlife across the mesas and canyons..
Colorado Gators is a reptile rescue focused on education. Nearly all of our animals used to be someone's pet. Gators, pythons, lizards, rattlers, tortoises, iguanas, and more.
See Devils Kitchen, and walk Serpents Trail “the crookedest road in the world”, one of the grand landscapes of the American West.
It features the thirteenth largest natural bridge in the world
Have you ever been to Mars?
We will take you to places that if it isn't Mars its the closest thing to being out of this world you can get. Places where volcanoes rule, dinosaurs left their tracks, part of the Sahara Desert found a home, halfway up to the top of the world, a place where getting lost is a success, humans lived alongside Mastodons, the sea floor can be found 9,000 feet above sea level with a river a mile below you, and shooting stars are common place. Join us because if it's not Mars, Mars is just around the corner from here.
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