Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Mesa Verde National Park is an American national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park protects some of the best-preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States including Cliff Palace, the largest cliff dwelling in North America.
The Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum has exhibits on the ancient Native American culture. Mesa Top Loop Road winds past archaeological sites and overlooks, including Sun Point Overlook with panoramic canyon views. Petroglyph Point Trail has several rock carvings.
Mesa Verde National Park contains over 5000 archeological sites across 40+ miles of roads. Tickets must be purchased for Cliff Palace, Balcony House and Long House.