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You can only go on the Square Tower House tour by signing up online (at least, I think that's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill C
San Jose, CA
Great Stop!!

Very Interesting and easy to view. Short easy walk to the look out point. Worth the pull off to see.

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Christina B
New Orleans, United States
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can only go on the Square Tower House tour by signing up online (at least, I think that's right) for $25. I went in a small group of 10 with a ranger and a very knowledgeable volunteer. Like all of the cliff dwellings, this...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Very Interesting and easy to view. Short easy walk to the look out point. Worth the pull off to see.

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This ruin is outstanding! Whether you just do the overlook or the hike, it is amazing! Make sure to include this one in your visit!!!!1

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This cliff dwelling can only been seen from above. It is amazing to think about how the ancient Indian's were able to build such structures in such locations.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Don't miss this stop along the Cliff House loop. Stop and walk a few steps to see from above the reconstruction and restoration that has been done on this spectacular site.

Thank tx32f
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The viewpoint is on an outcrop at the end of a short trail. Not crowded but time of day and sun angle can impact quality of photos.

Thank S4136XSdavidb
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

So we went on the first tour of Square Tower House in 5 years, led by the amazing ranger Jan. It was amazing. We had to buy it in advance on the NPS website & it cost $25/person, but it was a small, longer tour...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

There is a lookout which allow a good view on this house. The point of lookout is reached easily and without effort from the parking lot. You can see a lot of details as the site is very well preserved.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 18 April 2018

To reach this site, you must do a short, easy hike. You are not able to get down, but what you can see at the overlook point is amazing. It is interesting to see that people, in that period, were able to build a tower...More

Thank AnkeDS
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The view is really incredible and the height of the tower is really interesting to see. They were working on some of the structures and it was educational to see the tools they were using. This is a must when doing paths at Mesa Verde...More

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