Long House

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Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330- Map It
(970) 529-4465

AAA Editor Notes

Long House is in a small side canyon off Rock Canyon on Wetherill Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park. The second largest cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, Long House can be visited only on 2-hour ranger-guided trips in summer. The round-trip hike is 1.3 miles, with a 130-foot gain in elevation upon exiting. During the tour, visitors climb two 15-foot ladders within the site. Note: The tours can be strenuous due to the elevation, steepness and summer heat. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$4. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center or the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Park admission Memorial Day-Labor Day $15 (per private vehicle); $8 (per person arriving by other means). Rest of year $10 (per private vehicle); $5 (per person arriving by other means).
Hours: Guided tours are available. Schedule varies; phone ahead for times.