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Mesa Verde Fun Facts

Mesa Verde National Park

Did you know that Mesa Verde…

  • …is Spanish for “green table”?
  • …was established by Congress as a National Park on June 29, 1906?
  • …was the first and, to date, the only cultural National Park set aside in the National Park System?
  • …had the first museum in the National Park Service?
  • …held the first campfire talk in the National Park Service?
  • …became a World Cultural Heritage Site on September 8, 1978?
  • …is located in the Four Corners Area, which has one of the highest concentrations of archeological sites in the United States?
  • …borders the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation?


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