Mesa Verde National Park offers guided hike Feb. 21

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 2:14 PM
Mug House in Mesa Verde National Park.

Mesa Verde National Park staff will teach guests about winter adaptations of plants and animals in the Four Corners during a free, guided hike Feb. 21.

Participants will be invited to join hiking guides from 9 a.m. to noon as they explore how animals and plants survive in the winter. Advance sign-up is required, and there is a limit of 20 people. Children should be at least 7 years old.

Participants will meet at the Morefield Village parking lot at Morefield Campground and then explore the hillsides around the campground. Participants should be prepared to be outdoors for two to three hours.

For more information and to sign up, call the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum at (970) 529-4631. The Morefield Campground is located 4 miles from the park entrance. The park entrance fee is $15.

For more information about Mesa Verde National Park, visit