Ancient Traces - Mesa Verde Country - Trail of the Ancients

Kathleen Walls
September 30, 2016
Ancient Traces - Mesa Verde Country - Trail of the Ancients
Ancestral Puebloans didn't limit themselves to Mesa Verde National Park. They built dwellings throughout the four corners area. We were trying to see allof the most interesting ones so we headed for Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. It was created to protect these sites. Our guide, Jim Colleran told us to "look for sage and prickly pear cactuses growing on rubble mounds" to recognize unexcavated sites.
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