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Mesa Verde National Park News

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  • Mesa Verde National Park Invites Public Comment on Fire Management Plan, Environmental Assessment

    July 12, 2023 | 3:03 pm

    MESA VERDE, CO – The National Park Service (NPS) has released an environmental assessment (EA) evaluating the impacts of the Proposed Fire Management Plan (FMP) at Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP) and Yucca House National Monument (YHNM) (collectively, “the parks”). The FMP EA considers wildland fire management practices, techniques, and tools including ground and aviation operations, suppression, and fire fuels management such as manual, mechanical, and prescribed fire treatments.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mesa Top Loop Road Temporarily Closed for Road Construction Completion

    April 7, 2023 | 11:14 am

    The Mesa Top Loop Road within Mesa Verde National Park will be temporarily closed beginning April 10 and is expected to reopen before Memorial Day weekend.

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  • Wetherill Mesa Closed for the 2023 Season Due to Construction

    March 20, 2023 | 3:25 pm

    The Wetherill Mesa area of Mesa Verde National Park will be closed for the 2023 season to accommodate the demolition and construction of a new visitor contact station in the Wetherill area.

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  • Mesa Verde National Park Invites Public Comment on the Spruce Tree House Alcove Arch Stabilization Environmental Assessment

    March 9, 2023 | 4:22 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of the proposal to stabilize the sandstone arch at the front of the Spruce Tree House (STH) cliff alcove at Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP).

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  • U.S. Park Rangers Seek Information on Trailer Theft at Mesa Verde National Park

    November 30, 2022 | 3:25 pm

    U.S. Park Rangers at Mesa Verde National Park are seeking those responsible for the theft of a white utility trailer taken near the entrance to the park.

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  • Mesa Verde National Park Invites Public Comment on Proposed Fire Management Plan

    January 5, 2022 | 10:04 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to develop and implement a new fire management plan (FMP) for Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP) and Yucca House National Monument (YHNM) (“the parks”). The FMP is expected to consider wildland fire management practices, techniques, and tools including ground and aviation operations, suppression, and fire fuels management such as manual, mechanical, and prescribed fire treatments.

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  • REVISED Mesa Verde National Park Invites Public Comment on Proposed Spruce Tree House Alcove Arch Stabilization

    December 16, 2021 | 5:09 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) is in the planning phases of a proposed project to stabilize the sandstone arch at the front of the Spruce Tree House cliff dwelling alcove at Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP). The proposed stabilization would not include any alteration of the cliff dwelling structures within the alcove.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mesa Verde National Park 2021 Holiday Open House Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

    December 9, 2021 | 12:28 pm

    Due to public safety concerns, Mesa Verde National Park has cancelled the Holiday Open House and Luminaria scheduled for Thursday, December 9.

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  • Mesa Verde National Park Invites Public Comment on Proposed Spruce Tree House Arch Stabilization

    December 3, 2021 | 8:31 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) is in the planning phases of a proposed project to stabilize the sandstone arch at the front of the Spruce Tree House (STH) cliff dwelling alcove at Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP). As part of this process, we are initiating a 30-day comment period beginning on Monday, December 6th, 2021, on a range of preliminary concepts and the environment at MVNP that could be affected by this proposed project.

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  • Mesa Verde National Park 2021 Holiday Open House is December 9

    November 8, 2021 | 3:42 pm

    Please join Mesa Verde staff in celebrating our Holiday Open House and Luminaria event on Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm. Attendance to the Holiday Open House is free. 

    Read more at nps.gov