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Tours & Events

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.

MVF Virtual Auction

May 4-25, 2020

The Mesa Verde Foundation is hosting an online auction May 4th – May 25th!

Logon now to bid on an incredible variety of items. Items include: rare experiences, gift cards, collectibles, jewelry, accessories, and autographed one of a kind items.

All money raised will support the Mesa Verde Foundation, helping to preserve and protect the ancient treasures of Mesa Verde National Park.

Click the following link to access the auction:

POSTPONED: MVF Repatriation Panel Discussion & Reception in Durango, Colorado: New Date TBA

In October of 2019, President Trump and Finland’s president,
Sauli Niinistö, signed an agreement, making it possible for the
ancestral remains of 20 people and 28 funerial objects to be
repatriated to Mesa Verde National Park. This repatriation will occur nearly 100 years after the remains were removed by Swedish researcher Gustav Nordenskiöld.

Mesa Verde Foundation will be hosting another fundraising event to include a panel of experts who will make presentations and answer questions surrounding the repatriation.

When and Where?

POSTPONED – We hope to have a new date scheduled as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

6:00 p.m.—Cocktails
6:30 p.m.—Expert Presentations
7:30 p.m.—Question and Answer Session

Fort Lewis College (To be confirmed)
1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO
Student Union Building
Vallecito Room (Room 103)

MVF Fellow Tickets: Free
General Tickets: $25.00 each

Check back for a link to purchase tickets when the new date has been confirmed.

For any questions, contact Shannon at 303-895-9072 or


Horseback Tour: September 10-12th, 2020

Guests will arrive on September 10th and enjoy a wine and cheese reception where participants will have the opportunity to get acquainted with other riders and to prepare for this riding adventure. On September 11th, participants will ride up to eight miles roundtrip for stunning views of the Park. Riders will enjoy a gourmet lunch and the opportunity to view archaeological sites before the return ride. The trip will also include a tour of SkyHorse Saddlemakers and local art galleries.

To register and for more information, contact Mesa Verde Foundation at 303-321-3120 or

Cost: Nonmembers: $600 / MVF Fellows: $550

Early-bird: Register before May 1st to receive a discount of $50!


Fall Tour: October 15-18th, 2020

Join Dr. Andrew Gulliford, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College, and Peter Pino, former Governor of the Pueblo of Zia, Tribal Council Member and traditional spiritual leader, who will lead a four-day tour of Mesa Verde National Park. Mesa Verde National Park, one of 12 original UNESCO World Heritage sites, is home to thousands of ancient artifacts and remnants of Ancestral Puebloan tribes. During this four-day tour, you will visit iconic cliff dwellings, hike to Oak Tree House (not open to the public), and learn about the history of Ancestral Puebloans who lived at Mesa Verde.

To register and for more information, contact Mesa Verde Foundation at 303-321-3120 or

Cost: Nonmember: $1,200 / MVF Fellows: $1,100

$65 (per night) single supplement


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