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Mesa Verde National Park Far View Complex

Near Far View Visitor Center, Self-Guided, no fee required.

The sites at Far View range across different periods in time!

The sites found at Far View are a series of surface structures that date to different time periods. Located close to each other and linked by a trail system are several excavated and stabilized sites that include Far View House, Pipe Shrine House, Coyote Village, Far View Reservoir, Megalithic House, and Far View Tower. Most of the sites found at Far View were probably built prior to the construction of Cliff Palace and other Cliff Dwellings.

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