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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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We were very pleased with te tour and tour guide who was extremely knowledgeable and helped understand not only the history but also information regarding terrain and culture

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roque G
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very pleased with te tour and tour guide who was extremely knowledgeable and helped understand not only the history but also information regarding terrain and culture

Thank Roque G
Williamsburg Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We toured Balcony House twice--with two different park rangers on two different days and had a marvelous experience on both occasions. This is a precious site and well-worth exploring now.

Thank Travelforfun18
Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the pleasure (and thrill) of clambering up and down ladders and steps carved into shear cliff face in order to explore this amazing piece of true American historical significance and architecture. Do yourself a favor, and take the tour when visiting Mesa Verde National Park.

1 Thank jimclapp
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9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With fewer and fewer cliff dwellings open to the public, you have to take advantage of those that are. And Balcony House is perhaps the best example of the Ancestral Puebloans using a seemingly inaccessible niche half way up a cliff as a possible dwelling place. It's in good condition, despite the high volume of visitors, and it excites the... More 

2 Thank Mark D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For this one you need to be passably fit and not afraid of heights or confined spaces as you will have to climb an almost vertical 32 foot ladder (you can climb with a friend beside you) and 2 shorter ladders, crawl through an 18 inch tunnel and make it up what seems like a lot of stone steps. Is... More 

1 Thank Highlander022
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These Native American's skill of carving major villages with just stone and bone tools will leave you breathless!

Thank Robert B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

This popular park has a number of great Ranger-led tours, but they fill up fast and you can't always get on the tour you want, so go early, or sign up the day before you take the tour. Balcony House tour is interesting and gives you a good overview of the sites in the park. A long climb up a... More 

1 Thank Noni314
Richland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Another cliff dwelling that is just incredible to view, this is another must see when in the Mesa Verde Park.

Thank Ranbud
El Paso, Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

There are a lot of different times to choose --it is kind of a hard walk but it is well worth it. The ladder is strenuous.

Thank vickiepingo
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Everything in Mesa Verde National Park is amazing. The information is available to help you understand what you should know about the people that built this wonderful place. Simply amazing.

Thank Art Y

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