Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde National Park

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Hidden amongst a thick fir forest, Spruce Tree House housed ancient tribes in the walls of rocky cliffs. This collection of precisely carved dwellings is an exciting spectacle for anyone interested in the early history of the human race. Bring a camera and/or binoculars. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Mesa Verde National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Spruce Tree House and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We came at 4 pm on Friday, October 22. The afternoon is best for photos because in the morning, Spruce Tree House will be in shadows. The Petroglyph Point Trail, 2.4 miles roundtrip also starts... 
    We came at 4 pm on Friday, October 22. The afternoon is best for photos because in the morning, Spruce Tree House will be in shadows. The Petroglyph Point Trail, 2.4 miles roundtrip also starts...  more »
  • Occurring during the middle of our archaeological tour through New Mexico and Southern Colorado, Mesa Verde more than held its own compared to Chaco Canyon and Hovenweep. Getting into and navigating.....  more
    Occurring during the middle of our archaeological tour through New Mexico and Southern Colorado, Mesa Verde more than held its own compared to Chaco Canyon and Hovenweep. Getting into and navigating.....  more »
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  • A "Must See"....be able to stand in four states at once... Navajo artists and craftsmen have many handmade items...
  • You cannot go inside this dwelling anymore because the ceiling is collapsing. It is still breath taking to see from the observation point.

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