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Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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If you havent much time on Mesa Verde go to this area as you have great views of STH two minuets... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Closed for preservation - no self guided tours any longer available

The Spruce Tree House was the only cliff dwelling that was accesible for a self guided tour. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darmstadt, Germany
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Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you havent much time on Mesa Verde go to this area as you have great views of STH two minuets from the car park , there is also a museum next to the car park.. all can be done quite quickly

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spruce Tree House was the only cliff dwelling that was accesible for a self guided tour. This is, as right now, not longerpossible. Ther seem to be too much damage and some risk due to rock slides. But you can still see the building...More

Thank EH F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful part of Mesa Verde National Park that can be easily seen from the marked overlook area. Bring binoculars for the best view. It's amazing to see how these ancient people lived and the site is very well preserved!

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were amazed at the well preserved sites given the age ~1000-1300 AD This was a nice site as close to museum so park rangers were there to ask questions. I carried my binoculars so was able to see some of the...More

Thank motorhead01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mesa Verde National Park (梅薩維德國家公園) was established on June 29, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt. This 21,240 ha (52,485 acres) national park is located in Montezuma County, Colorado, USA. It was also listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. Mesa Verde (green table...More

2  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of Mesa Verde is located near the park headquarters and the park museum. An environmental problem prevented us from accessing the house itself, but we were able to get a wide lens view into this well engineered community that was abandoned by the...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice ruins. Unfortunately, it's close to the public, because there is some danger of falling rocks. Anyway, the view is spectacular.

Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This cliff dwelling is closed and may never open again but you can get a great view from the museum area overlook. Years of foot travel and the instability of the structures means needing to keep people out, luckily you can still see it visually.

Thank tollhousetart
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We visited in March of 2017 and unfortunately, we were not able to walk to the site as it was closed due to a rock slide. We recommend checking the NPS website in advance if you are planning on a trip here to see which...More

Thank Scott876
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Do not let life pass you by without see the very impressive work do by these nature love people. It really is a must to see.

Thank Robert B
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Has anyone been to Mesa Verde / Spruce Tree house recently? We may be able to stop there in a couple weeks for about a 1/2day but saw on their website that Spruce Tree house was closed due to rockfalls last October 2015. I saw a few reviews are more recent, maybe someone has more up to date info. Alternatively, is it worth doing if you can't go into the ruins? Thanks!
19 January 2016|
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Has anyone been to Square Tower house? We will be there in October, and it's possible to do a hike there. I'm not sure how difficult the hike is, and also whether it is worth it. thanks
29 March 2015|
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