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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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we arrived and were told that the hike down and out were very difficult so we did not go down. Looking back now I wish we did, it really didnt look that bad. Amazing view from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we arrived and were told that the hike down and out were very difficult so we did not go down. Looking back now I wish we did, it really didnt look that bad. Amazing view from the top!

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Melrose, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mesa Verde Nat'l Park is well worth the visit. Beautiful scenery and the Cliff Dwellings are amazing. Unfortunately, tickets for the guided cliff dwelling tours were sold out when we were there. Recommend ordering tickets in advance. Very reasonably priced for a 1 Hr tour, $4 a person. Would suggest allowing a minimal of 4 hrs or longer to tour... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We purchased our tour tickets in the morning at the visitor center as we were entering the park. Our tour was at 5pm so we spent the day exploring the park and visiting other ruins. We all agreed the park ranger who was our guide had the most annoying squeaky voice ever and seemed very uncomfortable talking to a large... More 

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Thank wgm51
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour was amazing. The park guides was very knowledgeable and friendly. The whole family enjoyed it. Take plenty of water as it gets fairly hot on the trail.

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Mt Prospect
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was amazing to see. There are 3 places to buy these tickets. It's first come first serve. We showed up at the Mesa Verde Visitor Center at 7:30 AM and were able to get a 1:00 PM ticket. This tour was not a bad walk. It is hot so make sure you bring water. Going back up on the... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I purchased tickets for the Cliff Palace tour at the Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center; the center is located just beyond the entrance of the national park. At 10:30 a.m., the earliest time available was 2:30, so if you want to go earlier in the day, either arrive earlier or purchase tickets the day before. There was plenty for... More 

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Brigham City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family had a blast on this tour. Well worth the Fee to get down near the ruins. Here is a video of our trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuKpB2629xk

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Thank Shawna A
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What resourceful people! What true survivors! This is a MUST SEE trip if you are interested in the history of our country. If you are still physically able to do strenuous climbing & walking---by all means, take one of the Ranger guided tours. You might want to go in May or early June or September...check temperatures.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Incredible family experience, but bring water, sunscreen and energy if you want to really experience this amazing place. You can just feel the history and mystery all around you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cliff Palace is in the Chapin Mesa section of Mesa Verde National Park. We saw this while driving and stopping at the overlook on the Mesa Top Loop. Again, this makes you wonder how this place was chosen to live and farm!

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