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Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4465
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Viewing Spot only

This area is closed because of safety. It is being evaluated but there is a viewing spot. Bring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hollorageo
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Old Town, Maine
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Closed because rock falls

In 2015 Spruce Tree House was closed for the public, because of rock falls.The loose material was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
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Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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+1 970-529-4465

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area is closed because of safety. It is being evaluated but there is a viewing spot. Bring your binoculars!

Thank hollorageo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 2015 Spruce Tree House was closed for the public, because of rock falls.The loose material was removed but the concerns of other rockfall remained, so Spruce Tree House the third biggest dwelling in Mesa Verde still closed. However behind the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost missed the view of Spruce Tree House since we had limited time at Mesa Verde. Once we noticed it, we took the time to view and appreciate this immensely interesting dwelling. It is currently closed given the conditions of the rock and earth,...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Spruce Tree House has a beautiful set of architecture preserved in a good condition for all to enjoy

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing feat of craftsmanship, hard work and ingenuity these structures are. Well worth a visit.

Thank caroloha
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Although we could only see it from a distance, it was awesome. One of the rangers told us that it's been closed for a couple years and will remain closed since they're expecting a big piece to fall. This thing is awesome even from a...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed August 31, 2017

This ruin used to be one of the highlights of a visit to Mesa Verde, as it used to be accessible without joining and paying for a tour. Unfortunately, this ruin can now only be seen from a viewpoint and you can no longer walk...More

Thank Angele F
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I've been to Mesa Verde National Park twice and both times I've visited Spruce Tree. The first time several years back you could walk to Spruce Tree and walk around the ruins, one of the few relatively accessible ones that you didn't need a ticket...More

Thank wewhynot
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We couldn't go down to the actual site as it was closed due to a recent rock fall from the cliff but you can see it well from the pathway below the museum. Still worth seeing! History before your eyes, well preserved. You must visit.

Thank Margot E
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We stopped at the museum, with intentions to hike down to Spruce Tree House and then maybe do the Petroglyph hike, but Spruce Tree House was closed. We were able to view it from afar, but we were bummed that it was closed. The museum...More

Thank sarloumay
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