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WELCOME TO MESA VERDE FOUNDATION

Mesa Verde Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, philanthropic partner to Mesa Verde National Park. Mesa Verde National Park is one of the 12 original UNESCO World Heritage sites and is home to thousands of ancient artifacts and remnants of Ancestral Puebloan tribes. Our purpose is to help secure funds for improvements, projects and educational endeavors that promote an understanding of Mesa Verde's cultural and natural resources.

FEATURED MVF PROJECT

CLIFF PALACE PRESERVATION


Cliff Palace is the jewel of Mesa Verde National Park. Unfortunately, cracks within Cliff Palace may indicate that part

of the ruin is in danger of slipping into the canyon below and urgently needs to be stabilized.

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MVF HELPS SECURE FUNDS FOR NEW VISITOR AND RESEARCH CENTER

With annual visitor rates nearly double that of their original volume, the historic Far View Visitor Center can no longer accommodate the increasing visitor traffic to the park, especially during the summer season.

In order to respond to the needs of our visitors, Mesa Verde Foundation helped to plan, secure funds and build a brand new Visitor and Research Center.
 
Learn more about the new Visitor and Research Center

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Rims to Ruins
2nd Annual
Paint Out and Art Auction
May 17, 2014
Mesa Verde National Park

 

25 nationally renowned western artists will have the opportunity to access exclusive areas of Mesa Verde National Park where they will paint, draw and sculpt the earliest works of man and capture the beauty of the parks extraordinary scenery. READ MORE or PURCHASE TICKETS
 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Your entrance fee only covers a small amount of what it costs to keep Mesa Verde National Park open to the public.
 
While the number of visitors continues to climb, government funding for road and building repairs and other services has not kept pace with demand. Mesa Verde Foundation works to bridge this gap in funding. 
 
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