Condé Nast Reader's Choice Award for Top MonumentMesa Verde National Park has been voted Top Monument by Condé Nast Traveler





National Geographic GeoTourism Map of the Four Corners Region Trail of the AncientsFour Corners Region Geotourism Map

Geotourism maps reflect the things locals love best, those 'must see' places that reflect the cultural continuum from prehistoric sites to modern day communities, natural features, small towns, and enduring landscapes.

Maps are $11.95, plus $3 shipping and may be ordered from Trail of the Ancients-Colorado, by mailing a check or money order for $14.95 to:
Trail of the Ancients
Box HH
Cortez, CO 81321





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podcastMesa Verde Country podcast (9 min.)

Southwest Colorado's towns of Cortez, Dolores, Mancos and Towaoc embrace the archaeological center of America, anchored by world-renowned Mesa Verde National Park. Just a short drive from the Four Corners Monument, Arches, and Monument Valley, Mesa Verde Country is centrally located on two National Scenic Byways — The San Juan Skyway and Trail of the Ancients. Whether your passion is exploring the past, enjoying spectacular wide open vistas, or hiking rugged canyon or mountain trails, you're guaranteed the vacation of a lifetime in Mesa Verde Country.


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Festivals & Special Events

Native American culture, diverse music and art, balloon launches, birdwatching, beer gardens, wine tasting, southwestern cuisine: Mesa Verde Country has an event sure to entertain, educate and amaze you!
Overview of Festivals & Special Events in Mesa Verde Country