Mesa Verde Hours

Mesa Verde National Park is open daily, year round. Facilities and Cliff Dwellings hours and operations schedule are subject to change. For the most current information, call Park headquarters at 970-529-4465 or log onto the Mesa Verde National Park Service.

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Jan. 1 - Early March

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House open for tours only (free) 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Early March - Early April

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House, Self-guided Open Self-guided 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Early April - Late May

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Far View (Entrance to Wetherill)
  • Far View Visitor Center Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Far View Terrace Opens early May
  • Far View Lodge Opens mid April
  • Morefield Campground Opens mid May
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House, Self-guided Open Self-guided 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Balcony House Tours (ticket required) Mid April - Mid May: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Mid May - End of May: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - every hour
  • Cliff Palace Tours (ticket required) Early April - Mid May: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - every hour Mid May - End of May: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every 1/2 hour

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Memorial Day - Labor Day

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Far View (Entrance to Wetherill)
  • Far View Visitor Center Open 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Far View Terrace: Open
  • Far View Lodge: Open
Morefield
  • Morefield Campground: Open
  • Morefield Ranger Station: Open (Closes early August) Tour tickets sold here from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House, Self-guided Open Self-guided 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Balcony House Tours (ticket required) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - every ½ hour
  • Cliff Palace Tours (ticket required) 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every 1/2 hour
Weatherill Mesa
  • Long House Tours (ticket required) 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
  • Step House, Self-guided 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Labor Day - Mid October

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Far View (Entrance to Wetherill)
  • Far View Visitor Center
Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Far View Terrace
Closes early October
  • Far View Lodge: Open
Morefield
  • Morefield Campground Closes early October
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House, Self-guided Open Self-guided 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Balcony House Tours (ticket required) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - every hour
  • Cliff Palace Tours (ticket required) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every 1/2 hour
 

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Mid-October - Early November

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House, Self-guided Open Self-guided 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Cliff Palace Tours (ticket required) 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. every hour

Facilities and Cliff Dwellings Open Early November - December 31

FACILITIES CLIFF DWELLINGS
Chapin Mesa
  • Chapin Mesa
    • Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Spruce Tree Terrace: Open
Chapin Mesa
  • Spruce Tree House open for tours only (free) 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.