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Address: Wetherill Mesa Info Kiosk, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Awesome architecture! So cool to see; some areas you can walk around in and others you can just look into. Highly recommend Mesa Verde for a family trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Awesome architecture! So cool to see; some areas you can walk around in and others you can just look into. Highly recommend Mesa Verde for a family trip!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

We loved everything about Mesa Verde! The park is amazing. Well kept. All the park officials were super friendly and helpful!

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Indiana
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We visited Mesa Verde one afternoon this past June, and because we couldn't get tickets to see Cliff Palace, Long House were the only cliff dwellings we got to see up close and personal. The hike down and back up was not bad, even for my 75 year old grandmother. The experience was well worth the visit, and it's nice... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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84 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Great educational attraction. We learned an lot and were able to take one of the tours. The guide led us down into the cliff dwelling and explained the history as we walked. The walk is fairly rigorous (just over 2 miles) and requires walking down some uneven steps and climbing a couple of leaning ladders. Bring water and sun screen.... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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185 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We were part of a tour organized by an archeological club. Long House is absolutely spectacular -- worth the hike and climb down to the site even for an individual with acrophobia like myself.

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Imperail Beach
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77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It was a great hike and smaller group of 23 people. Our Ranger guide was informative and very helpful. Excellent views and fun climbing up and down ladders.

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Cortez, Colorado
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147 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

One of the most astoundingly intact cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde, and take time to visit the nearby Badger House community while on Wetherill Mesa. Surprises out there...

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Corrales, New Mexico, United States
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158 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If you want to get away from the more crowded tours and parts of the park, this is where to go. Great ruins, walks, scenery, fun Rangers and sights that are rarer. This ruin is accessed from Wetherill Mesa. Less traveled and very quiet and peaceful. We got to see a female Bobcat on the drive out one morning for... More 

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Galway, New York
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Absolutely stunning ... but it's easier tog get down to than to get out of ... the crawl up the side of the mountain out may give you pause. If you are afraid of heights take the stairs you came in on .. 9they will let you go that way)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

In depth tour, must drive 1 hour 15 minutes to get to hike start. Summer is brutally hot, make sure you are acclimated to the heat and altitude. Wear a sun hat, lose fitting long sleeves and pants that wick moisture and protect your skin from the rays if the sun. Take lots of water and hydrate with electrolytes.

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