Cortez / Mesa Verde KOA Events
Local Area Events
Cliff Palace Ranger Guided Tours
Ranger guided tours for Cliff Palace are provided daily at Mesa Verde national Park for an additional fee. Tickets are required and can be purchased at the Visitor and Research Center located inside the park. Tickets can be purchased no earlier than 2 days in advance. For additional information visit their website.
Phil's World Bike
Balcony House Ranger Guided Tours
Ranger guided tours are done daily at Mesa Verde National Park for an additional fee. Tickets are required and can be purchased at the Visitor and Research Center located inside the park. Tickets can be purchased no earlier than 2 days in advance. For additional information visit the website provided.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Make time to take a step back in time. Catch the morning train from Durango where you can step aboard the coal fired, steam engine that will take you from Durango to Silverton. While onboard you'll be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery. See the link provided for more details on tickets, schedule, and other information you may need.
Long House Tour on Wetherill Mesa
Cortez Farmers Market
Take the day and partake in the local festival. This is a two day fun-filled event where you can participate in traditional K9 Search and Rescue Breakfast hosted at the Dolores Fire Station. From there watch the parade or find a seat at the softball tournament or head over to the Galloping Goose rides, fishing demos, and home run derby.
Other great activities include the mountain bike race, chainsaw and arm-wrestling competitions,. Wrap up your day with the nine-band music festival at the Dolores River Brewery.
Mancos Days Festival
Dolores Quilt Show
Help the Dolores Mountain Quilters celebrate their 25th year as a guild! The show will host a quilters competition, boutique, and vendors.
The show is an "open" show and the general public is welcome to enter their quilts in the show.
Dolores Community Center, Visit their website at: www.doloresmountainquilters.org
12 Hours of Mesa Verde Endurance Mountain Bike Race
Join in this incredible experience where you will test your endurance on a mountain bike. This is not for the faint of heart. It is a 12 hour relay race cycling through the Mesa Verde Mountains. For more information contact any of the volunteer team through the link provided.
Proceeds go to local youth organizations and programs that improve the lives of children with a focus on at-risk youth and empowerment.