Resources For Visiting Mesa Verde National Park

This is where you can find websites, helpful phone numbers, friends groups and cooperating associations, and, sometimes, books related to the park.

Mesa Verde National Park: nps.gov/meve

Visitor Information:

Headquarters - 970-529-4465
Visitor Information - 970-529-4465

Fees

ENTRANCE FEES - PRIVATE VEHICLES

Park Entrance Fee for Private Vehicles
December 1 - December 31, 2011
March 4 - May 24, 2012
September 4 - December 31, 2012
Fee: $10.00
January 1 - March 3, 2012Fee Waived
May 25 - September 3, 2012Fee: $15.00
Details: Fee good for 7 days



Park Entrance Fee for Each Motorcyclist, Bicyclist, and Individual on Non-Commercial Buses
December 1 - December 31, 2011
March 4 - May 24, 2012
September 4 - December 31, 2012
Fee: $5.00 per person
January 1 - March 3, 2012Fee Waived
May 25 - September 3, 2012Fee: $8.00 per person
Details: Fee good for 7 days


Mesa Verde Annual Pass
Fee: $30.00
Details: Fee good for a year, beginning from the date of sale

America the Beautiful Series Passes
Fee: Varies
Details: The Annual, Military, Senior, and Access passes can be purchased in the park or online. Click here for information on each of the passes.

Friends Organizations and Cooperating Associations

Mesa Verde Museum Association supports the interpretive, educational, and research activities of Mesa Verde National Park. Books, maps, videos, park guides, trail guides, and other materials can be found here.

Mesa Verde Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Mesa Verde National Park. The web site contains information on the Foundation, the Mesa Verde Visitor Information Center project, and events the Foundation sponsors.

Helpful Books

Stars Above, Earth Below, A Guide To Astronomy In the National Parks

Add Stars Above, Earth Below, a Guide to Astronomy in the National Parks to your library and you'll not only gain a better appreciation of the dark skies over national parks, but you'll also be better informed on the stars twinkling at you.