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Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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Closed now, but...

The site is closed now, but you can get a nice view from the overlook behind the archaeology... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharjah, UAE
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The tours to this site are currently closed due to concerns over ledge having a crack. But you can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The site is closed now, but you can get a nice view from the overlook behind the archaeology museum. We saw two coyotes running along the cliff top the day were there.

Thank MandanaJames
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tours to this site are currently closed due to concerns over ledge having a crack. But you can still get a great view from a far. Recommend a camera with a zoom lens for best photo ops

Thank Spiritwolf300
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to a possible rock fall, you can only view Spruce Tree House from across the canyon - where a ranger or two is present to answer questions, and you're in the heart of the historic administration center, complete with a post office and museum....More

Thank Jocelyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly Spruce Tree was closed while I visited, but there were incredible views of the dwellings and many photo opportunities without having to climb down to the exact location. We were told there had been falling rocks and it was unsafe to proceed. I hope...More

Thank ntalbot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a busy holiday weekend, so tours were hard to get for other houses. Don't count on being able to visit Spruce Tree House as it is closed indefinitely because of unstable rocks. You ca see it fro museum overlook and on the trail....More

Thank Wyoming_Family_of_5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cliff is precariously unstable so you can only view from afar but you are still able to see quite a bit.

Thank pjsharad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cliff wall above the dwelling is unstable, so you no longer can go in. But you can look at it, and have one of the rangers standing there tell you about the dwelling. Have them tell you about the efforts to stabilize the cliff...More

Thank 6inboise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to safety and preservation, you can not go down into it. But the view from the Ranger Station is the closest you will get to a cliff house without climbing down into one. A great photo opportunity.

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It is closed for visiting due to rock slide risk, but you can see it from the cliff across behind museum. It is one of the best ones in park so too bad it is unsafe to go there. It is a great place to...More

Thank Bozenaclay
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Saw the site from afar but it was still neat: the cliff where it was situated was a sight. One can see the windows/doors that they use to get in/out of the area. The Kiva where they hold ceremonies or a place where they get...More

Thank Places2Cee
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