Willowtail Springs

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Mesa Verde

IMG_4912Mesa Verde National Park is a National Park and World Heritage Site located in Mancos, Colorado. It is close to the Four Corners, Ute Tribal Park, Hovenweep, and Lowrey Ruin.

This park was created by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. It occupies 52,485 acres (21,240 ha) and with more than 4,300 sites, including 600 cliff dwellings, it is the largest archaeological preserve in the U.S. Mesa Verde (Spanish for “green table”) is best known for structures such as Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America.

Stay at Willowtail Springs – 10 minutes from the entrance.

IMG_3681Most Willowtail Springs guests visit Mesa Verde during their stay. Willowtail Springs’s proximity to other sites and area attractions within 30-40 minutes, make it an ideal destination. Click here, Things to Do Close to Willowtail. Don’t forget time to enjoy the unusually beautiful location itself. Take advantage of the seclusion, exquisite beauty of the land, lake, water, variety of birds,fishing, lush gardens and wildlife, Birds, Fishing and Boating, Gardens, Water, Land and Wildlife Conservation

Photograph by Margy Dudley
Hanging over the lake. Daybed in the Bungalow

Also, keep in mind that Willowtail Springs is a place of enormous creative energy and inspiration so bring your sketch pads or paints.  You might want to combine your stay with one of the classes or workshops we offer or seminars we host. Go to the Menu Bar, Retreats, drop down to Retreats and Residencies.


Mesa Verde protects some of the best Ancestral Pueblan Archaeology in the United States.

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Mesa Verde Photos by Jeremy Pataky