Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde National Park

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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  • Most Ancestral Puebloan ruins are cleaned up and stabilized but then left to be seen in a ruined or broken state. Here, to my count, three of the kivas or ceremonial chambers in Soruce Tree House were...  more »
  • Very unique place. Easy walk from the parking. Great pictures in afternoon. Definitely recommended. We enjoyed it very much.  more »
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  • Great! I got a spiced latte which was delicious. I wanted food, there are several vegetarian options. The woman making the coffee suggested the veggie begal. It was really good! I would stop here again and get the exact same things.
  • Sadly, it was closed when I visited Mesa Verde for stabilization, but the lookout for it is amazing! It is a rather short hike down the the lookouts, I just can't wait to re-visit the park so I can go into it. I still recommend visiting, and make sure you go to the other houses as well–they are all spectacular.

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