Mesa Verde Hidden Dwelling
passed right by the entrance to Mesa Verde
National Park, and since I had gotten an early start on
the day's drive, I elected to drive in. Unfortuantely, the
main attraction is not open to dogs, so I drove to a backup
set of ruins where dogs were allowed on the trail.
However, the trail was a
mile round-trip. Between Suki's
short legs (she's a long-haired Dachshund), the heat and
lack of water, I elected not to try that hike, either.
On the drive out, however,
on a whim I pulled over at the
McElmo Canyon Overlook. On the far wall I thought I could detect
some kind of structure built under an overhang. As the photos
show (scroll right), I was correct.