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Amazing

So interesting to learn how they lived so long ago. The visitor center was very informative. You... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Compass543771
A MUST part of the drive

Even if all you do are the overlooks, Mesa Verde is worth it. So much to see, if you are not... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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Scenic drives that offer visitors dramatic views of Anasazi cliff dwellings.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a big mistake when visiting. We stopped in the Visitor Center and saw a place for guided tours. But we didn't investigate. When we talked to the park ranger, she pointed out some places to see the ruins and we thought that would...More

Thank SalfromIL
Reviewed 12 September 2018

So interesting to learn how they lived so long ago. The visitor center was very informative. You could spend a lot of time there.

Thank Compass543771
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Even if all you do are the overlooks, Mesa Verde is worth it. So much to see, if you are not staying this time, you'll be back!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great Drive with many stops to take in different artifacts. Easy accessible walks. Great views & you are able to see a number of the ruins in different areas from a distance.

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The Ruins Road contains an East and West Loop which contain some archeological sites which you may visit, and the loops offer dramatic views of the cliff dwellings with scenic overlooks at each "dwelling" or collection of "dwellings." This perspective was preferred by my wife...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 6 July 2018

After getting our time zones mixed up we got here about 10 minutes to the visitor center closing. So instead of having a bit of time we decided to just do the drive with minimal stops. It was still amazing and there were some amazing...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

So interesting, the ruins are so well preserved. It is difficult to comprehend how it was ever built. Viewing them is not difficult. If you are interested in Indian ruins it is a must see. The highlight of the tour for me.

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We really enjoyed the scenic driving tour called the Mesa Top Loop with all of the stops. The stops were easily accessible. Some were inside metal buildings with paved walkways leading to them. Others were overlooks where you could view cliff dwellings from a distance...More

1  Thank Teachesthird
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Take this mesa-top loop to get some great cliff-top views of the dwellings in the park. You can spend as much time as you want or just make a few stops. We didn't have quite as much time as we'd hoped but still got to...More

Thank PabloMaxNJ
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We were limited on time but wanted to visit Mesa Verde so after stopping at the Visitor Center we drove the road all the way through the park. There were scenic views of up to 100 miles away along with pit houses and Mesa top...More

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pumpkin2009
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Response from leo88copper | Reviewed this property |
When you visit the Visit Center of Mesa Verde National Park, you will get a map. The ruin road referred here is called Mesa Top Loop on the map.
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