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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Phone Number: 9705294465
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An ancient cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Mesa Verde National Park Tour
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If you decide to do this tour, be mindful there are steep steps, narrow walkways, a four ladders to climb. We thoroughly enjoyed the hour tour.it is well your time, effort, and... read more

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you decide to do this tour, be mindful there are steep steps, narrow walkways, a four ladders to climb. We thoroughly enjoyed the hour tour.it is well your time, effort, and $4. The most important thing is make reservations early as tours quickly fill up. Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling and s thoroughly enjoyable.

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Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mesa Verde is absolutely beautiful. If you take the tour with a group, you may have to do some climbing and going up ladders, but you can see almost all of the cliff dwellings from observation areas from your car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You could view Cliff Palace from a distance if you are not comfortable hiking the ladders and narrow walkways. However, if you are comfortable to brace the ladders and narrow walkways, they have 1-hour guided tour where you will descend uneven stone steps and climb 4 ladders, with an elevation change of 100 feet. Total walking distance is 1/4 mile.... More 

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Escanaba, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mesa Verde National Park is one of the most beautiful parks! Spectacular views and the visitor center staff were very helpful navigating the best way for us to enjoy the park. Cliff Palace is amazing and being able to get up close and walk through the cliff dwellings was on our bucket list. The ranger guided tour is a must... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not take the actual tour to the Cliff Palace, but viewed it from a distance as we did the many ruins and cliff dwellings easily viewed from several observation points. Mesa Verde is a special place - much overlooked by visitors to the more well-known parks. The park road is a marvel of engineering and a marvel of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At this elevation and my age, 65plus, the climb down to the cliff dwelling and the climb out, made my heart thump and the sweat drip from my forehead. But it was worth it. The National Park Ranger who guided our group was very knowledgeable and made sure that everyone made it safely through the strenuous sections of the trail... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic ranger who spent an hour with our group. Not a lecture, but great, interactive learning, understandable and enjoyable for guests of all ages. Climbed down into Cliff Palace - there are some tight squeezes and 4 ladders - but it was well worth it. No problem for kids ages 5 and 13. Might be tough for folks... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great tour. Guide was great and we learned a lot about the people that lived here so many thousands of years ago. I was a little worried about the climb back out but I did OK. It is a little strenuous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mesa Verde is a special place. Dramatic scenery, abundant wildlife and steeped in history. I was surprised at how inexpensive it was to have a guided tour of Cliff Palace. A similar tour in Australia would have cost least 20 times as much. The US has a great Nat Park system.

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Indialantic, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ranger David was our Guide & so well versed on the Cliff Palace since he's a native to the area & decided as a young child this would be his future...GUIDE! It is asteep climb down & back up & takes time. The steps & ladders Are steep & it's not recommended for tourist w/ heart or walking problems. I... More 

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