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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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A scenic 2.3-mile hiking trail in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Don't miss this on the way out of the park

Don't miss this on the way out of the park, it gives the best views of all the park. It is only a short uphill walk from the car park. Also walk past the lookout tower for a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
JhShMN
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Don't miss this on the way out of the park, it gives the best views of all the park. It is only a short uphill walk from the car park. Also walk past the lookout tower for a look back over the park behind you.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Don't miss this on the way out of the park, they give the best views of all the park. It is only a short uphill walk from the car park. Also walk past the lookout tower for a look back over the park behind you.

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Creede, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

The last thing we did before we left the park. But the view there is to see in the park. Be sure to have your camera.

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SW USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Great pics, but these are of Park Point, not Point Lookout. Both are great destinations at Mesa Verde NP. I recommend both.

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Rome, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Just a short piece off the road. Nice views and great photos. Saw some beautiful blue feathered birds at this trail.

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Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Wow, to see the mesas from this vantage point is inspirationall. I liked taking pictures here. I didn't like that the fire watch stations stands abandoned at the very top of the trail.

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Warwickshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

A nice easy walk up to the nighest point in Mesa Verde Park. We went early in the morning and the 360 degree views were beautiful. I guess we chose to pop up just to say we had been to the highest point.

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

As you drive through Mesa Verde National Park, take the time to find this high point side road up to a parking lot and path to the very top of the park. The 360 degree views are magnificent.

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a must detour view point, amazing valley view, got the best of the 360 degree view from the top, I am glad I didn't miss it.

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Thank 220fran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We only did a bit of this trail and while it truly deserves 5 stars, I'm ranking it 4 since there's SO much to see that it's perhaps better to do as we did, drive from spot to spot and get out to look. If you have the whole day, hiking the trails would be fabulous -- when we were... More 

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