Press Room

Thank you for visiting the Mesa Verde Country Press Room.

This section is designed to assist members of the media with updated information on the area.

See the 2016 Press Kit here.

If you need personal assistance, slides, photos, CDs, or other media information, please contact:
Kelly Kirkpatrick, Tourism Director, Box HH, Cortez, CO 81321 or phone 800-530-2998. Email:

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In The News

Explore the Parks: Mesa Verde National Park

Explore the Parks: Colorado’s National Monuments

How to Get the Most Out of the National Parks This Summer – The New York Times

Best National Parks Without Waiting Lines – Outside Online

Mesa Verde National Park One of America’s Top 10 Hidden Gems – The Denver Post

Mesa Verde National Park Declared Best Cultural Attraction of the West by Sunset Magazine – PR Newswire

Dolores: The Ultimate Mountain Biking Base Camp for the Whole Family – Outside Online 

Dolores: Overlooked and Almost Forgotten Treasures – EnCompass Magazine

Ghosts on the Mesa – 5280

Mancos Become Certified Creative District – Colorado Creative Industries

Montezuma Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Earns Three-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Crow Canyon Archaeologist Featured in Water Documentary

Caffeine Found in Goodman Point Vessels – Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Burned Pit Structure Yields Unusual Finds – Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Today Show’s Al Roker Broadcasts Live from Four Corners Monument – The Cortez Journal

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Media Photo Gallery

Balcony House
Mountain Biking
Cliff Palace
Hanneberg Square House
Mancos Sunset
Native Dancer
Phils World
Natives Dancing
Mesa Verde Cliff House
Slick Rock Biking
Ute Tribal Park
Square Tower Group
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