Mesa Verde seeks plan to battle crowding at park

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Mesa Verde seeks plan to battle crowding at park

Popular sites are often overrun, leaving Wetherill mostly unvisited
STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald - DURANGO - 08/01/12 - "The lower portion of the southern half...is literally shearing or slipping down," said Scott Travis, the head archeologist at Mesa Verde National Park. Travis surveys some of the damage done to one of the kivas in Cliff Palace.
Chapin Mesa attractions, such as Cliff Palace, tend to get overrun at Mesa Verde National Park. Officials are seeking public input on how to improve multi-modal transportation at the park to help spread out the crowds and reduce traffic on roads. Scott Travis, the head archeologist at the park, looks at damage to the kivas.
Visitors to Mesa Verde National Park take a look at Cliff Palace and other ancient dwellings.

Mesa Verde seeks plan to battle crowding at park

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald - DURANGO - 08/01/12 - "The lower portion of the southern half...is literally shearing or slipping down," said Scott Travis, the head archeologist at Mesa Verde National Park. Travis surveys some of the damage done to one of the kivas in Cliff Palace.
Chapin Mesa attractions, such as Cliff Palace, tend to get overrun at Mesa Verde National Park. Officials are seeking public input on how to improve multi-modal transportation at the park to help spread out the crowds and reduce traffic on roads. Scott Travis, the head archeologist at the park, looks at damage to the kivas.
Visitors to Mesa Verde National Park take a look at Cliff Palace and other ancient dwellings.
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