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Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The most helpful service a stranger could hope for

We were so happy that we visited the welcome center. The one lady there knew everything about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
twccom
Very clean, very helpful staff

This is a very clean visitors center and the staff was helpful in providing us guidance and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
57Lulu
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928 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so happy that we visited the welcome center. The one lady there knew everything about everywhere, how much time to get there, how much to to spend there, what roads to take, sketched out the route on the map, etc., etc. And, the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Kristy R, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love to hear such nice compliments about our volunteers and the Cortez Welcome Center! Thank you for stopping by, and we hope you visit us again if your travels bring you back this way!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very clean visitors center and the staff was helpful in providing us guidance and materials all the way into Texas. Keep it up!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 57Lulu
Kristy R, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you stopped by! We enjoy helping our visitors with maps, brochures, and information as you travel through Cortez! Thanks again! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable and friendly they did not rush they had the info we needed they were in a good central location

Date of experience: July 2019
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visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us at the Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez! We enjoy meeting people and sharing all the wonderful things to do and places to see around the Cortez area! Hope you come back and visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here to collect some brochures and maps. The lady present was most helpful and even supplied us with road maps of Utah

Date of experience: July 2019
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visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by! Since we are located so close to the Four Corners, we try to have information to help our visitors as they travel through Colorado to Utah, New Mexico, or Arizona! Glad you got the information you needed!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is such a nice place and the man before the counter was so much friendlier than that discover Utah place. The walls are lined with all kinds of information about Colorado and I got all the stuff I needed on Mesa Verde and other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Diane C
mesaverdecountry, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting our Welcome Center! We are glad you stopped by!

Reviewed August 15, 2019

Friendly and full of brochures! Stop here every time we are on vacation! Colorado New Mexico area full of sites to visit. Stayed in Pagossa Springs for the week. Time before while on a motorcycle passing through stayed at an old motor lodge south of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in! We love to hear we are helpful when you come by! We have motorcycle loops maps that help with the extra information bikers need... be sure and ask for those next time you ride in our area!

Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Brand new building. Lots of parking. Staff very friendly, knowledgeable, and delightful to talk with. Full line of brochures for all of Southern Colorado, but particularly knowledgeable on Southwestern Colorado area. Cortez, Deloris, Four Corners, etc.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John S
visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We’re glad we had what you needed for your visit! We’re you able to attend the Native American dances at the Cortez Cultural Center? That is truly a special experience!

Reviewed August 7, 2019

A lot more information than I expected. Hiking, camping, hotels, things to see, maps, lots of pamphlets. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. It's in a park so there are places to sit and look at all the stuff you got in the building.More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Patricia S
visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Our Ute Mountain Ute pottery exhibit has wonderful seating to view the pottery, and also spread out your map when you are choosing your route. The City Park outside offers shade to relax as well. We are glad you found the information you needed while...More

Reviewed July 28, 2019

I visited the Colorado Welcome Center, in Cortez, to find more information about Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. The Center has plenty of information on that site and on every place of interest in the state. Staff are uniformly friendly and helpful. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2019

We're so glad you chose to visit! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed July 21, 2019

The people in the welcome center are well, extremely welcoming. Nice, informative. Give a lot of suggestions. And, the even allowed our dog inside. If there is anything or information you need, stop in. You won't go wrong.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Denise R
visitmesaverde, Guest Relations Manager at Colorado Welcome Center-Cortez, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2019

Thank you!

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jonathanf325
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Kristy R | Property representative |
The dances are held every summer at the Cortez Cultural Center, Monday through Friday at 7:00 p.m.
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GollyEngland
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Kristy R | Property representative |
Hello! We are no longer selling tickets for the $5.00 tours here at the Cortez Welcome Center. You can go directly to the Mesa Verde Visitors Center and purchase them there. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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BerlinHeightsPooty
April 5, 2017|
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Response from Kristy R | Property representative |
We are open from 8AM to 5PM in the off season and from the friday before Memorial Day to Labor day, we are open from 8AM to 6PM. Come and visit us!
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