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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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An ancient cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Viewable from many angles, can even take a walking tour in the summer!

We really were amazed by this area of the park. It can be viewed from several areas...from across the canyon you can see the other dwellings that were likely associated with this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 April 2016
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The site is very impressive but you can only get close with a tour and they don't start until memorial day. We had to drive through a snow squall to have a distant view. Might have to come back at a different time of year. It takes at least 45 minutes drive from the entrance.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We really were amazed by this area of the park. It can be viewed from several areas...from across the canyon you can see the other dwellings that were likely associated with this ruin. Be sure to visit during the summer if you would like to take the walking tour! Always, always keep good track of your little ones in this... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We have visited many ruins and these are absolutely among the best. Spectacular for history and for nature lovers. Not to be missed.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Due to the time of year, the park has limited resources and viewing. It was neat to see but I wish we were closer. The trade-off, no crowds in April

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Because we went in march, and because of some recent rock falls, none of the dwellings were open for touring but even just the view of the cliff palace from the mesa top loop at the look out near the sun temple was amazing! Truly incredible! I would have loved to go in there, I think one day in the... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is worth seeing. We went in March so tours were not open yet. ( MId April they begin) but it was nice to not have crazy crowds and get some very nice photos. I can see where the tours, when you can walk around in the dwellings, would be worth it.

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Conway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Great hike amazing history! Can't wait to go back. I went when I was very young, and was fun then! I want to take my husband now that I am older. I'm sure I will appreciate it even more.

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

People travel the world to see Ruins, these are in your back Yard! With over 4000 ruins in one very LARGE Mesa , believed and proven by archeologists to at one time being, the largest original indigenous city in North America dating back to at least 600AD . You should plan on several hours or days to do the entire... More 

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Pittsburgh, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

This site is beautifully preserved and full of glorious history. Unfortunately on summer weekends this tour is so popular that it's hard to hear the tour guide. Also she had to spend a great deal of time herding those on the tour and waiting for stragglers. I'd recommend taking this tour during the week if possible, or taking the earliest... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Make sure you book your guided tour asap. The ranger was wonderful, full of information, great sense of humor. We all enjoyed the adventure of climbing up and down to the Cliff Palace. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Take water with you, which will help with altitude. There are uneven steps and narrow paths between rocks. Awesome.... More 

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