Mesa Verde Country is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts! Our geographic diversity of mountains, mesas, and canyons provides the perfect environment for recreational activities year-round. Hiking, biking, fishing, boating, rafting, golf, horseback riding, hunting, skiing, and snowmobiling are just some of the adventures you can enjoy. Whether on foot or horseback, on two wheels or four, on land or water, in snow or sun, the exceptional landscapes of Mesa Verde Country beckon you to create your own outdoor adventure.
Our temperate climate makes year-round outdoor recreation possible, and offers many options for families, groups, or daring adventurers. The unique location makes it possible to cross country ski in front of ancient pueblos on a winter’s morning, and hike in our warm red-rock canyons that same afternoon. Mesa Verde Country enjoys a longer season for golf, hiking, and mountain biking than most destinations in Colorado because of the warmer temperatures during the spring and fall seasons. Fishing is possible any time of year, and without the crowds! It’s a perfect mash-up of all the best parts of the Four Corners region, and it’s calling your name.