Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde National Park

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Ruin · Tourist Spot
Hidden amongst a thick fir forest, Spruce Tree House housed ancient tribes in the walls of rocky cliffs. This collection of precisely carved dwellings is an exciting spectacle for anyone interested in the early history of the human race. Bring a camera and/or binoculars. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Mesa Verde National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Spruce Tree House and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Most amazing thing ever! So cool. Allow 3 to 4 hours, walk the trails, they're short. Dont miss anything. This is totally worth it. Wow!!  more »
  • The location of this sight is easy to a get to as it's off from a large parking area near the museum, the cafe and public facilities. The short walk down the the view platform has many steps.  more »
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  • One of the best ruins in the park that have survived and we'll preserved due to the location and how they built these magnificent dwellings. Everything you can possibly find in the area have been well taken care of and protected so we can enjoy what these amazing people were able to accomplish with so little. This as most sites are worth observation. A+
  • This is one of only 2 houses that you can take a self guided tour of. Unfortunately it was closed during our visit. You can still get nice views of it from the trail head.
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