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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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A scenic 2.3-mile hiking trail in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Majestic view

The last thing we did before we left the park. But the view there is to see in the park. Be sure to have your camera.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
silverminer1891
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Creede, Colorado
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Creede, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The last thing we did before we left the park. But the view there is to see in the park. Be sure to have your camera.

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SW USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great pics, but these are of Park Point, not Point Lookout. Both are great destinations at Mesa Verde NP. I recommend both.

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Just a short piece off the road. Nice views and great photos. Saw some beautiful blue feathered birds at this trail.

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Thank 132Karen132
Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Wow, to see the mesas from this vantage point is inspirationall. I liked taking pictures here. I didn't like that the fire watch stations stands abandoned at the very top of the trail.

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Warwickshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

A nice easy walk up to the nighest point in Mesa Verde Park. We went early in the morning and the 360 degree views were beautiful. I guess we chose to pop up just to say we had been to the highest point.

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

As you drive through Mesa Verde National Park, take the time to find this high point side road up to a parking lot and path to the very top of the park. The 360 degree views are magnificent.

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Thank JRenfrew
Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a must detour view point, amazing valley view, got the best of the 360 degree view from the top, I am glad I didn't miss it.

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Thank 220fran
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We only did a bit of this trail and while it truly deserves 5 stars, I'm ranking it 4 since there's SO much to see that it's perhaps better to do as we did, drive from spot to spot and get out to look. If you have the whole day, hiking the trails would be fabulous -- when we were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This may be the most undderated opportunity at Mesa Verde. The park doesn't advertise itself as a hiking park, but Point Lookout is not to be missed. It's a bit challenging but the climb and views are not to be missed.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

easy two mile hike with three outlook points to see some great views worth the hike and it wasnt crowded.

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