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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Phone Number: +1 970-529-4465
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An ancient cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Spectacular and absolutely fascinating.

Closed for annual renovation in October but we had excellent views of it from the Cliff Palace loop road and the Mesa Top loop road. All roads well maintained and well signed.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Closed for annual renovation in October but we had excellent views of it from the Cliff Palace loop road and the Mesa Top loop road. All roads well maintained and well signed.

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had t planned on visiting Mesa Verde but decided to go when we had an extra 1/2 day. Boy was it worth it! Make sure to watch the video at the museum/visitor center. You will understand so much more and so much better!

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washington state
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cliff Palace was undergoing restorations when we visited, but our Ranger-led tour enabled us to explore another fabled ancient site. We took photos of Cliff Palace and so enjoyed reading the informational boards and speaking with the Rangers. What a site! Absolutely stunning!

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New Ulm, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super cool tour...really amazing that this place exists and that you can still get up close and personal. Our guide did a great job providing context and then taking us down into the site. There are many interesting YouTube videos on the two most pressing questions surrounding the site... A) Why did they live in the cliffs? B) Why did... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My only complaint is that the dwellings were closed for tours for the season (my planning problem, not theirs). It was amazing to see! No one should miss this!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is, of course, an amazing place to visit. What made it really special for me was the really thoughtful and informative commentary by the ranger, a retired schoolteacher with a passion for education. He brought the site to life, putting life here into context and helping visitors to understand what life must have been like for the original dwellers,... More 

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Cary, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This driving loop stops at multiple places where you can get a view of several cliff dwellings, including the famous and large Cliff Palace. Bring a binocular because it really adds to the experience when you can see more detail of what these people did 1000 year ago. There are multiple stops for culture and you can see the remains... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited Mesa Verde National Park recently but we were unable to tour Cliff Palace. Tours were stopped on 9/26 for preservation work. I assume it will reopen in the spring but the National Park Service website does not say one way or another. You are still able to go to the Cliff Palace Overlook which is found in... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad we got the tickets early but consider your muscles when you do each trail. We did all in one day and it was exhausting. Amazing to see but put on your bucket list soon. The dwellings are starting to crumble and they have closed some of them already. It is a shock how these people lived and climbed up... More 

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Payson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This place/palace is great. One can see it from lookouts positioned in several places. The history and talent by these

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