Ute Mountain Tribal Park features cliff dwellings and villages of the Ancient Anasazi. All tours are given by a knowledgeable Ute guide. There are no self-guided tours.
It’s located near Mesa Verde in Southwest Colorado.
There is a museum in visitor center at the park. Water and food can be purchased there, otherwise nothing is available in the park.
Camping: A primitive campground is available for $12 per vehicle per day. Cabin rentals are $10 per day. Reservations required.
Hiking: Only guided tours are available.
Both half day and full day tours are offered.
- Half Day – Easy tour from 9am to 12:30pm. $29 per person. Trip visits Ancestral Pueblo lands, petroglyphs, Ute Pictographs panel, geological formations and surface sites.
- Full Day – A more active from 9am to 4:00pm. $48 per person. Requires a 3 mile hike on unpaved trails and a climb on 5 ladders to reach 4 Lion Canyon cliff dwellings.
Items to Bring:
- Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
- Water and lunch for full day tour
- Full tank of gas
- Comfortable hiking shoes
- Bug spray
Pets: Not permitted