Trail of the Ancients
Explore the long and intriguing occupation of the Four Corners region by Native American peoples. Travel through the archaeological heartland of America while crossing the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. World-renowned Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley Tribal Park, and Four Corners Monument are highlights on the trail.
Liberate yourself from the doldrums of 9 to 5 work, and find rest and relaxation on a river-rafting trip on the San Juan River along Utah’s Trail of the Ancients.
Capture the colors of autumn at Mesa Verde National Park along the Trail of the Ancients. Fall brings cooler weather and fewer crowds, and adds colorful foliage to the park’s already striking geological and archaeological landscapes.
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5-Day Trip: An Archaeological Adventure
(Colorado to Utah)
Use this itinerary to plan a hands-on tour through this bright, desert region, full of ancient history and intrigue. You'll wander where ancient...
The following byways are part of the designated byway Trail of the Ancients: