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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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These is my second time to visit Mesa Verde and the Cliff Palace is always a must-see. It’s incredibly beautiful to see it from across the gorge.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These is my second time to visit Mesa Verde and the Cliff Palace is always a must-see. It’s incredibly beautiful to see it from across the gorge.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth every step of that ladder, you will be amazed and will have your breathe taken away. This is what you came for, you won't be disappointed and if you see Ranger Kimberly, tell her hello from Topper

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It can be difficult to fit all of the main attractions of this National Park in during a single day, especially if you want to take advantage of the information available at the Visitor Centre. However, really make an effort to get to the Park early so that you can get a ticket as lots of other people will also... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cliff Palace did not have tours available when we visited in March due to a potential rock slide. I would recommend you check the NPS website to see what tours will be available when you visit. The overlook still provided an amazing view of this past civilization. It was also interesting to think about how many families lived there.... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't able to take a tour as the season has not opened yet, but from afar the site is incredible. It's difficult to tell the scale of the place against the cliffs, but it is quite substantial. Well worth a tour. Additionally, it's very close to the archaeological museum, which is a must do.

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Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Mesa Verde National Park in April, and it was a little underwhelming, but the Cliff Palace made it worth the while. It was truly amazing to see and to view the cliff dwellings, and we didn't even see them up close and personal. I would like to return sometime and see them close up on the tour.... More 

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Malden, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was awesome like always but this time we got there right as soon as the park opened and there was hardly anyone there. On the drive in to the park we were lucky enough to see two separate small herds of wild horses, something we've not seen in more than 8 visits here. The weather was wonderful, staff... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited several Anasazi or Ancestral Puebloan sites during our month long visit to the desert SW, but this was by far the most impressive. There are ranger led tours of the site, but unfortunately they don't start until May. So, we had to be satisfied with viewing from afar and visiting the onsite museum which has some great exhibits... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very humbling experience and really should be a must see. You will be in awe over the work that these Native American's achieved over 1200 years.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Off-season can be tricky as you cannot go into any of the special exhibits or do any of the special hikes. That being said it's a rough terrain and even walking a little bit of open spaces that were there my legs were tired make sure your pack plenty of water. It was amazing and because of the time of... More 

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