Best Photos of Mesa Verde National Park

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Each year we ask national park travelers to enter their best photos in our annual photo contest. Here are some of the best shots we've received that were taken in Mesa Verde National Park.

Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park

Cliff Palace

Coyote in Mesa Verde National Park

Coyote in Mesa Verde National Park

David Yoder appears to be a ghost in this long exposure of the Milky Way over the Mesa Verde entrance sign.

David Yoder appears to be a ghost in this long exposure of the Milky Way over the Mesa Verde entrance sign.

A cliff dwelling ruin in Mesa Verde National Park

A cliff dwelling ruin in Mesa Verde National Park

A far view of a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park

A far view of a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park

Ferral horses that live in Mesa Verde National Park are being adopted and relocated.

Ferral horses that live in Mesa Verde National Park are being adopted and relocated.

A ranger waits atop of the tall ladder to a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park

A ranger waits atop of the tall ladder to a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park

The cliffs of Mesa Verde National Park turn green during the wet season

Cliff dwelling ruin in Mesa Verde National Park

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