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Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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Dwellings from long ago

Another example of the dwellings people lived in so many years ago. This is one of several focal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United States
Lovely View of Spruce Tree House

Due to stabilization concerns one can only view this now. It used to be a walk though place that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Telluride, Colorado
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Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another example of the dwellings people lived in so many years ago. This is one of several focal points of Mesa Verde National Park.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to stabilization concerns one can only view this now. It used to be a walk though place that was self guided with a ranger to answer questions. Still worth the view & right by the Museum, so convenient!! Beautiful!!

Thank lyn729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area is closed because of safety. It is being evaluated but there is a viewing spot. Bring your binoculars!

Thank hollorageo
Reviewed 28 September 2017

In 2015 Spruce Tree House was closed for the public, because of rock falls.The loose material was removed but the concerns of other rockfall remained, so Spruce Tree House the third biggest dwelling in Mesa Verde still closed. However behind the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We almost missed the view of Spruce Tree House since we had limited time at Mesa Verde. Once we noticed it, we took the time to view and appreciate this immensely interesting dwelling. It is currently closed given the conditions of the rock and earth,...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Spruce Tree House has a beautiful set of architecture preserved in a good condition for all to enjoy

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 18 September 2017

What an amazing feat of craftsmanship, hard work and ingenuity these structures are. Well worth a visit.

Thank caroloha
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Although we could only see it from a distance, it was awesome. One of the rangers told us that it's been closed for a couple years and will remain closed since they're expecting a big piece to fall. This thing is awesome even from a...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This ruin used to be one of the highlights of a visit to Mesa Verde, as it used to be accessible without joining and paying for a tour. Unfortunately, this ruin can now only be seen from a viewpoint and you can no longer walk...More

Thank Angele F
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I've been to Mesa Verde National Park twice and both times I've visited Spruce Tree. The first time several years back you could walk to Spruce Tree and walk around the ruins, one of the few relatively accessible ones that you didn't need a ticket...More

Thank wewhynot
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