Posts belonging to Category Ancestral Puebloans

Image of the Month: May 2012

Sometimes when we are out in nature we encounter reminders that we are not the first people to have visited the place where we now stand. In an area of Dinosaur National Monument straddling the Utah and Colorado border I was lucky to find this petroglyph carved into a swath of desert varnish. I love […]

A Tour of Mesa Verde National Park

Note: This post can also be found on the Viewfinder Media Location Guide page! Some of the photos here and many more scenic images of the state can also be found in my book Classic Colorado. Introduction Mesa Verde, Spanish for “Green Table,” is the first national park established to protect works of man rather […]