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Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde National Park

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Spruce Tree House is located in Mesa Verde National Park. To visit Spruce Tree House on your trip to Mesa Verde National Park, use our Mesa Verde National Park itinerary builder.
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  • The trail to the best viewpoint was closed due to rock slides so we were very disappointed. However we could walk part way and still enjoyed the views that we had. 
  • The trail to Spruce House is actually a loop...a little exertion and you're there. The ruins are stunning...no two ways about it! The petroglyphs are likewise unworldly. The information boards clearly...  more »
  • Spruce Tree House was our first stop on a recent trip to Mesa Verde National Park. It is located in the Chapin Mesa area of the park and shares a parking lot with the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ...  more »
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  • Such a great ruin when it was open, sad they had to close. Still very much worth the walk down to see it from a ways off!
  • Amazing ruins. Closed now (Summer 2016) for stabilization work, this ruin is still visible from the overlook trail. Worth the short 3 minute walk.
  • Another amazing spot in Mesa Verde! Must see location! One of several cliff dwellings in the Park!
  • A must see when visiting Mesa Verde. Fairly easy hike down to the site or view pretty well from up near the museum and park headquarters. Ranger lead hike was very interesting providing lots of relative information. Really cool to look inside such a historic site.
  • Along with the Cliff House and the Balcony House, the main spots to visit in Mesa Verde. The hike of easy any there's plenty to explore once you get to the site.