Last updated: March 8th, 2021
Mesa Verde Country is carefully and thoughtfully hosting responsible travelers for a safe vacation with plenty of room to spread out and explore. As of March 8th, 2021, Montezuma County is at Level Blue. This reduction in restrictions is encouraging.
Under Level Blue:
As you begin to plan your visit, first please remember to bring your new preventative behaviors with you. Our residents and community members will benefit from your regular hand-washing, physical distancing, and covered coughs. Thanks in advance!
A mandatory statewide mask order remains in effect.
Finally, our Welcome Center in Cortez is open! If you’re in the area, please feel free to drop by or give us a call for the latest information and direct answers to your questions.
Below is the most up-to-date information about openings and closures in Mesa Verde Country. We will be updating this list regularly, but don’t hesitate to contact us with questions at (970) 565-4048 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Safe travels!
|TOURIST ATTRACTION||OPEN?||HOURS?||ADDITIONAL INFO|
|ARCHES AND CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK – UTAH||YES||Open – All roads, trails, restrooms||Park store is open|
|CANYON OF THE ANCIENTS TOURS||YES||Limited Tours Available – Check out their website for more info||http://www.swcocanyons.org/|
|CANYON OF THE ANCIENTS TRAILS||YES||BLM may be onsite at trailhead for questions and info – (Traveling trunk program)||No facilities|
|CANYON OF THE ANCIENTS VISITORS CENTER AND MUSEUM||CLOSED||(Info on tables in front of the museum)||Open for a short hike to Escalante Pueblo – (1/2 mile trail)|
|CORTEZ CULTURAL CENTER||Closed – no open date yet|
|CROW CANYON ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTER||CLOSED||Campus is closed – Check out the marmot cam!||www.crowcanyon.org|
|DOLORES OUTFITTERS||YES||Check out their website for additional information!||https://www.doloresoutfitters.com/|
|DOLORES PUBLIC LANDS OFFICE – BLM||CLOSED||3 service people available to do Traveling Trunk Program||Visit The Website to Learn More|
|DURANGO AND SILVERTON NARROW GUAGE RAILROAD||YES||Cascade Canyon Winter Train||Durango, South end of Main Street|
|FOUR CORNERS MONUMENT||NO||Closed until further notice|
|GALLOPING GOOSE MUSEUM||NO||Closed until further notice||http://www.gallopinggoose5.org/|
|HOVENWEEP||PARTIAL||Trails and restrooms open – Campground and museum closed||Staffing onsite by museum sporadically.|
|KOKOPELLI BIKE AND BOARD||YES||Check out their website for additional information!||www.kokopellibike.com|
|LOWRY PUEBLO||YES||Visit BLM|
|LODGING IN MONTEZUMA COUNTY||YES||During this time, all guests are required to wear a mask or face covering when in indoor public areas, and certain services and amenities may be unavailable.||https://mesaverdecountry.com/places-to-stay/|
|MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK||YES||Visitors Center Bookstore 9-3:00 Spruce Tree Terrace- lunch Morefield Campground & Farview Lodge- May 1st||Drive through the park on your own – Monday thru Sunday! (Limited tours coming soon!)|
|PHILS WORLD||YES||Masks optional, maintain 6 ft distance||Biking – all trails open|
|SAN JUAN SKYWAY||YES||Beautiful day drive –||Watch Snow Advisory|
|TELLURIDE GONDOLA||YES||Scenic drive and tramway – Ski Season||Watch Snow Advisory|
|TRAIL OF THE ANCIENTS BYWAY||YES||Drive through on your own|
|UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO, HOTEL, AND RV PARK||YES||Casino – Closed||See website for additional information|
|UTE MOUNTAIN TRIBAL PARK||CLOSED||Closed until further notice|