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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330-0008
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This is a must stop on a tour of Mesa Verde National Park. The views are spectacular, a little more than 180°. What else to say?

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop on a tour of Mesa Verde National Park. The views are spectacular, a little more than 180°. What else to say?

Thank buddhamind
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is the highest point in Mesa Verde National Park. The ramp up can be a bit steep at points but it is worth the trip up. Park Point gives an amazing 360 view that you simply cannot beat.

Thank Jessica H
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Of all of the many places to appreciate the majesty of the Park and surrounding areas, this is our favourite. The walk up to the viewpoint was fairly easy with benches placed for people to rest on the way. The 8,500 feet elevation would be difficult for any visitor who has not been acclimatised so it is probably not the... More 

Thank StuartJanine
Augusta, Georgia
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38 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

You must walk the short trail up to the Park Point. You may get a little light headed because of the altitude but it will quickly pass. Wear a jacket, it is a little windy.

Thank Nancy G
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This tower is a fire look out and is the highest point in the park. On a clear day you can really see forever. Worth the walk up to the tower.

Thank Marjorie S
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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798 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the short little hike to the highest point in Mesa Verde at 8577 ft. Take your time hiking up this short steep trail.....you will see amazing views from the top!

Thank Cherie P
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176 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Park Point is the highest point in Mesa Verde, at 8577ft! There are benches to stop and rest. The walk is not far, but it is straight up. I do recommend going up just to see the views. It is just stunning! This is where the rangers go to look for fires when they erupt.

Thank ChickPosseeGirl
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I greatly enjoyed the view from Park Point! Wow! We were the only ones here at this time and we were able to enjoy this place without any other people noise. Just the wind and the sun. It was beautiful! Breathtaking! It was a long way up for two flatlanders like us. The view from this point... More 

Thank ShanOC
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, I may be a little out of shape, and I am NOT use to having NO oxygen to breath, but do not miss this view! Make the hike! Best dang view around Truly worth it! amazing

Thank KylesDad
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Don't miss this on your way out of the park. It is a short walk from the car park and it is uphill, but the views over the valley in front of you are second to none. Then walk back past the lookout tower and you will get great views over Mesa Verde national park

Thank twadders

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