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Colorado Welcome Center

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Address: 928 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3325
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+1 970-565-4048

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Very friendly and helpful staff. Mesa Verde NP tour tickets can be purchased here, including official souvenirs.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. Mesa Verde NP tour tickets can be purchased here, including official souvenirs.

Thank 1432zvcxta
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151 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely folks, very helpful and welcoming. They not only helped me find my way but gave me maps to insure I would not get lost again. A big Thank You

Thank tollhousetart
Flagstaff, Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't go into the center but spent over an hour walking around the lovely park behind the Center. It is very extensive with picnic tables and playing fields and a couple duck ponds full of ducks. We thoroughly enjoyed this opportunity to walk around after hours in the car. In warmer weather it would be a great place to... More 

Thank birdvest
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to get info, helpful staff made of mostly volunteers. I needed a hotel room with handicap facilities for visiting family members, they were able to supply a list with prices and availability in less than 5 minutes. They also were able to conect me with the local veterans affair office. They were also helpful with local handicap accessible... More 

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Grove, Oklahoma
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245 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The ladies at this Welcome Center went above & beyond in supplying us with needed maps and even held a particular tee shirt we wanted at Mesa Verde (that was out of stock there) for us until we could get by to pick it up! Nice people.

Thank skmorton45
Sunnyvale, California, United States
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93 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We are indebted to the welcome Center lady (Apologies for not having her name). She highlighted detailed maps to make a loop -Cortez -Lowry Pueblo-Hovenweep and back to Cortez plus road and trail conditions at the sites. Most importantly she was able to give us an idea if this trip was a good idea for a person who must use... More 

Thank Marsha S
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a great place to pick up brochures maps etc. Employees are extremely helpful in helping you plan your itineray. So glad we stopped.

Thank LadyAutum
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225 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A welcome find on our trip from Utah to Colorado. Staff at the centre were welcoming and well informed. We were provided with a wealth of information p, along with a free cup each of excellent, freshly made coffee! Just what we needed after a long journey. A big thanks from us both

Thank BandMK
Carefree, Arizona
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288 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Must stop here before seeing sights in Cortez Area. Also got good information on eateries. There is also an official gift shop for Mesa Verde information and items for purchase.

Thank creekertraveller
Eugene, Oregon
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As soon as we walked in they come and greet us made us feel very welcomed Lot of helpful tips about Mesa Verde ranger guided tour and bought ticket for the next day tour

Thank Claire Y

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