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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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A very interesting and worthwhile Ranger tour in Mesa Verde

This popular park has a number of great Ranger-led tours, but they fill up fast and you can't always get on the tour you want, so go early, or sign up the day before you take the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This popular park has a number of great Ranger-led tours, but they fill up fast and you can't always get on the tour you want, so go early, or sign up the day before you take the tour. Balcony House tour is interesting and gives you a good overview of the sites in the park. A long climb up a... More 

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Richland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another cliff dwelling that is just incredible to view, this is another must see when in the Mesa Verde Park.

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of different times to choose --it is kind of a hard walk but it is well worth it. The ladder is strenuous.

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Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Everything in Mesa Verde National Park is amazing. The information is available to help you understand what you should know about the people that built this wonderful place. Simply amazing.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This fun, but somewhat arduous tour, was one of the highlights of our 17-day trip to southwest Colorado. Before the one-hour tour began, our guide said that anyone claustrophobic or afraid of heights might want to skip this “Indiana Jones tour” since it involved climbing a 32-foot ladder, crawling through an 18-inch wide and 12-foot long tunnel, walking through tight... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Four us took this tour and really enjoyed seeing it. The history and physical building were amazing. I will say for some it may be too physical as the tour requires visitors to descend a 100 foot staircase into the canyon; climb a 32 foot ladder; crawl through a 24 inch by 18 inches wide tunnel; and clamber up an... More 

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Bishop, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Did it. I just knew I would love this national park and I did. The Park Ranger gave a presentation that took me back. With her help, I imagined living in the location. What an incredible experience. You might be surprised by the various colors of the stone, the time it took to build, the challenges of farming, the uses... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Of all the sites where you can actually go into this is the best in my opinion. This is a guided tour for which you pay a very reasonable price. You get to get up close and personal with this extremely impressive early Native Pueblo dwelling. Words can't describe how cool this place is.

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washington state
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Cliff Palace was closed to tours during our stay for restorations , so we explored the Balcony House...what a jewel of Mesa Verde! We followed the knowledgeable Ranger through tunnels, up ladders and around phenomenal kivas. What a memorable experience! If you get the chance...take the tour! Reserve early. Cost is nominal.

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Cary, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a ranger led tour and you have to get tickets ahead of time. Tickets are sold up to two days before, but only in person when you are at the park. It's well worth it. You actually get down to the dwelling and walk in places where people lived 1000 years ago. It's amazing how they built the... More 

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