From 550 A.D. to 1,300 A.D., the Ancestral Puebloans lived and worked in what is now Mesa Verde National Park. Today, you can visit many of the 5,000 stone structures they left behind. Tours are available to Cliff Palace, the most popular ruin in Mesa Verde was once home to 150 families.
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At Mesa Verde National Park in southern Colorado, ancient ruins tell the story of an ancestral people.