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Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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We couldn't go down to the actual site as it was closed due to a recent rock fall from the cliff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Margot E
Gladstone, Australia
Closed, but viewable from the lookout next to the museum

We stopped at the museum, with intentions to hike down to Spruce Tree House and then maybe do the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
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Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We couldn't go down to the actual site as it was closed due to a recent rock fall from the cliff but you can see it well from the pathway below the museum. Still worth seeing! History before your eyes, well preserved. You must visit.

Thank Margot E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the museum, with intentions to hike down to Spruce Tree House and then maybe do the Petroglyph hike, but Spruce Tree House was closed. We were able to view it from afar, but we were bummed that it was closed. The museum...More

Thank sarloumay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to safety hazards, you can no longer access Spruce Tree House. But you can view it from a trailhead overlook below the Mesa Top museum. It is the third largest and best preserved cliff dwelling in the park. I would recommend viewing it in...More

Thank AeneasAtSea
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't read the park paper because I was the driver. We hiked down to see. It and didn't know it was closed. You can get the view like the picture they use here,but it is closed because of cracks in the rock and possible...More

Thank TeacherDoris
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years ago we were able to go through this one and it is not scary or difficult at all and very interesting. But, there is a rock slide problem so the park as it closed and really do not know when it will be...More

Thank rsetter45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been a self-tour area of the park, but due to recent changes in the rock outcropping over the "house", the rangers are no longer allowing people to go into the area. It is mind boggling how the ancient Anasazi built in this area...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite spot in this huge park. This is park for people that enjoy archeology. You must have a car to move from one point to the other. I'm not sure that kids will find it interesting. If you like to have a...More

Thank Nati I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The site is closed now, but you can get a nice view from the overlook behind the archaeology museum. We saw two coyotes running along the cliff top the day were there.

Thank MandanaJames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tours to this site are currently closed due to concerns over ledge having a crack. But you can still get a great view from a far. Recommend a camera with a zoom lens for best photo ops

Thank Spiritwolf300
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Due to a possible rock fall, you can only view Spruce Tree House from across the canyon - where a ranger or two is present to answer questions, and you're in the heart of the historic administration center, complete with a post office and museum....More

Thank Jocelyn B
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