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It is well worth the trip. We did the self guided tour. Probably would have learned a lot more if... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Not far from Pagosa Springs, bit of a climb but very interesting. You must have a ranger guide... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Laine W
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The most remote of the pueblo ruins in the Four Corners area
3179 State HWY 151, Pagosa Springs, CO 81121
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

It is well worth the trip. We did the self guided tour. Probably would have learned a lot more if we paid for the guided tour. The sites from up top were amazing. I was walking the narrow path and a peregrine falcon flew from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Not far from Pagosa Springs, bit of a climb but very interesting. You must have a ranger guide ($5) to see the best parts, but there's about an hour of other things to see. Once you get to the top, the view is wonderful. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

It is an awesome hike and beautiful site to visit. It gets hot in summer make sure you drink enough water

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Apache123
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Spend at least a half a day here if not more and hike all the way to the top!! There are beautiful ruins and the park volunteers are so knowledgeable. The Indians who once inhabited Chimney Rock left an enduring legacy. Their scientific discoveries are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This attraction closes by Sept. 30, so we drove up in our RV to the parking on top of mountain. It is a panorama of beautiful sights up there. You have choice of taking mountain top tour, which we passed on because of rock steps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We did the self guided tour during our stay, the staff was informative and it was very interesting to learn about the history of the area. We do wish we would have gone earlier in the day so we could have done the guided tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenifer G
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I went to the top of the park and what a great view. Had a bunch of Indian dwelllngs , old ones. Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Patric P
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

There are two areas which to visit. One is a trail up to the great kiva led by a docent who was very knowledgeable. The other area is a paved and leads to a smaller kiva and other excavated living areas. This was an audio...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Lespadg
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice tour and also learnt something. It was hot so be prepared for that. And the terrain is a bit slippery. Great views from the top.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is SO WORTH the stop!! I did the 2 hour guided tour and it was WAY worth it!! The guides have so much information that you can not gleen from the little brouchers and signs...no, they do not travel at break neck speeds, so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
The lower section yes. The upper section no!
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The monument is surrounded by Southern Ute tribal land.
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Durango - Enough to do for a 3 day stay? (10 Replies)
We are planning on a visit to Durango in September, is there enough to do to fill 3 days? Starting our trip with 3 nights in Moab (Arches NP, Canyonlands NP, Dead Horse Point State Park), 1 night in Monument Valley and an additional night in Mesa Verde prior to our stay in Durango. I think we will take the Silverton Narrow Gauge train ride one day and drive the Million Dollar Drive to Ouray another. I think Telluride would be too far for a day trip from Durango. Would a tour of Chimney Rock...More
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We have done a day trip to Telluride with a stop at Anasazi Museum in Dolores..nice day.A drive to Ouray should include a jeep tour out of Silverton or Ouray Stop in Marcos at Absolute Bakery between MV and Durango Stop at Honeyville north of Durango for honey treats