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The Mesa Verde Foundation strives to provide exciting and educational experience through our tours and events. Tours provide those seeking deeper experiences at Mesa Verde National Park and the greater Ancestral Puebloan region with in-depth experiences. Our events provide ways for people to engage further with the Foundation in communities throughout the Four Corners region.

Cliff Palace Virtual Tour

Balcony House Interactive Tour

2024 Fall Tour

September 27th - 30th, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the Mesa Verde Foundation Fall Tour Dates for 2024!

The 2024 fall tour will be held September 27th – 30th.

Join us for the Mesa Verde Foundation Fall Tour for a one-of-a-kind behind-the-scenes experience!

Where: Mesa Verde National Park

Join tour leaders Dr. Andrew Gulliford, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College, and Christopher Lewis, Master Fiber Artisan and Native scholar of the Zuni Pueblo, for a four-day tour of Mesa Verde National Park. Mesa Verde, one of 12 original UNESCO World Heritage sites, is home to thousands of ancient artifacts of Ancestral Puebloan tribes. During these four days, you will visit several cliff dwellings, and get an in depth look at the history of the Ancestral Puebloans who lived at Mesa Verde. The event includes guided tours of some of Mesa Verde’s most iconic sites, lodging (based on double-occupancy), six meals, an exclusive reception with the Park Superintendent at the superintendent’s residence that Jesse Nusbaum built on the rim of Spruce Tree Canyon in 1921, a historic presentation by Dr. Gulliford, a native plants presentation by Christopher Lewis, and a private viewing of artifacts from the museum’s collection.

Learn more about Dr. Andrew Gulliford HERE.

Learn more about Christopher Lewis, Pueblo of Zuni, HERE where Mr. Lewis discusses his work in a short video.

Tour Cost

$1,250: MVF Fellow, per participant / $1,350: Non-member, per participant

$75 per night single supplement (for guests not sharing a room).

50% deposit required to register.

To register, or for more information, contact the Mesa Verde Foundation’s Executive Director, Shannon Clifford, at 303-321-3120 or by email at

We also have a scholarship available!

Are you a teacher, student, historian, archeologist or anyone wishing to participate in the MVF Fall Tour but are unable to manage the cost? A Mesa Verde Foundation board member has offered to fund a full scholarship for a guest to join the tour. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please contact our executive director at

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