Cliff palace is one of those places that you can't describe in other than solemn tones. We came in May and the Cliff Palace wasn't open yet. Still the views are amazing and it is beautiful.
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This is kind of the main ruin at Mesa Verde National Park. It is utterly amazing! You are able to see it from various overlooks around the park and I recommend stopping at all of them. It is so cool to see the construction and...More
Mesa Verde was well planned out when it was developed. You can see everything without ever having to make a left hand turn. Nearly all of the ruins may be viewed and enjoyed without taking the tour, but the tour truly makes the experience even...More
All of the dwellings in Mesa Verde are not-to-be-missed and this is no exception. You can only view this from cliffs across from it, but still well worthwhile.
Stayed overnight in one of the cabins and spent an entire day viewing the Native American cliff dwellings. So interesting! Also a good gift shop for unusual purchases. Take your kids!
We started off on the Petroglyph Trail and loved it! It was a lot of fun to hike, not too tough but went along a cliff (not scary) and had a great payoff at the end with the Petroglyphs. We did go in July so...More
These is my second time to visit Mesa Verde and the Cliff Palace is always a must-see. It’s incredibly beautiful to see it from across the gorge.
It's worth every step of that ladder, you will be amazed and will have your breathe taken away. This is what you came for, you won't be disappointed and if you see Ranger Kimberly, tell her hello from Topper