Mesa VerdeColorado 

Home to the ancestral cliff dwellings of the Pueblo.

Mesa Verde National Park protects 600 cliff dwellings created by Ancestral Pueblo people and nearly 5,000 archeological sites. In addition to the archaeological sites and petroglyphs, there are panoramic canyon views and scenic overlooks.

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Nearby Fishing

McPhee Reservoir, the second largest lake in Colorado, is located a half hour north of the park in
McPhee Recreation Area. The lake holds both cold and warm water fish, with the major draw rainbow
trout and kokanee salmon. Smallmouth bass, crappie and other species can also be caught in the
lake. If you prefer fly fishing, try the Animas River one hour east near Durango. It is known for
its big brown trout.

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