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PARK PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Park Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Mesa Verde National Park is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas are closed. It can include trails, campgrounds, facilities, visitor centers, etc. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Mesa Verde National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Colorado and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Mesa Verde National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Colorado and the local community for more detailed information.

Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed

Mesa Verde National Park currently has visitors centers, stores, or other facilities closed due to Covid-19. It is highly suggested that you bring all the supplies you may need in case a store is closed or shopping is limited due to local communities or the park. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Colorado and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: August 23, 2021
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Mesa Verde National Park Overview

This wild landscape of deep canyons and expansive vistas is home to over a thousand species, including several that live nowhere else on earth. For over 700 years, the Ancestral Pueblo people built thriving communities on the mesas and in the cliffs of Mesa Verde. Today, the park protects the rich cultural heritage of 26 tribes and offers visitors a spectacular window into the past.

Entrance Fees

Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Person - Fall/Winter/Spring - $10
This is a per-person (bicyclist and individual) entrance fee for fall/winter/spring (January 2 to April 30, 2020 and November 1 to December 31, 2020). It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase. Please note that we offer fee waivers for qualified education groups. Visit http://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/education/feewaiver_info.htm to learn more.
Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Person - Summer Season - $15
This is a per-person (bicyclist and individual) entrance fee for the summer season (May 1 to October 31, 2020). It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase. Please note that we offer fee waivers for qualified education groups. Visit http://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/education/feewaiver_info.htm to learn more.
Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Motorcycle - Fall/Winter/Spring - $15
This is a per-vehicle entrance fee for fall/winter/spring (January 2 to April 30, 2020 and November 1 to December 31, 2020). It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase.
Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Vehicle - Fall/Winter/Spring - $20
This is a per-vehicle entrance fee for fall/winter/spring (January 2 to April 30, 2020 and November 1 to December 31, 2020). It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase. Please note that we offer fee waivers for qualified education groups. Visit http://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/education/feewaiver_info.htm to learn more.
Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Motorcycle - Summer Season - $25
This is a per-motorcycle entrance fee for the summer season (May 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020. It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase.
Mesa Verde Entrance Fee - Per Vehicle - Summer Season - $30
This is a per-vehicle entrance fee for the summer season (May 1 to October 31, 2020). It is valid for seven days from the day of purchase. Please note that we offer fee waivers for qualified education groups. Visit http://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/education/feewaiver_info.htm to learn more.
Mesa Verde Annual Pass - $55
The annual pass provides entrance into Mesa Verde National Park for a year, beginning from the date of sale. It covers the entrance fee for the pass holder and anyone in his/her vehicle.