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“Nice little short hike.”
Review of Step House

Step House
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

When the early tickets for Long House, Balcony House, and Cliff Palace are sold out, this is a nice little short hike for all. Take plenty of water. Right off the parking lot at Wetherill Mesa..

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a fairly easy tour to do and it is free with an admission fee into the park. I would recommend it, but make sure to know that it will not be as impressive as some of the other sites in the park.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

If you have a few extra hours while at Mesa Verde, this is a great hike to do, especially with a younger family. Our kids (8 and 10) enjoyed the trail, and found the ruins pretty interesting. It was nice to be away from the crowds as well. You can get up close and personal with the ruins, and there was a ranger that was down at the site to answer any questions. Our ranger the day we went happened to be very friendly and helpful. We learned a lot from him.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

While not as dramatic as the ranger guided tours, this one shows how the roof of the kiva's would have been built. It is worth the short hike to access but after seeing all the other ranger guided cliff dwellings, it is sort of anti climatic.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is one of the cliff dwellings you can walk to yourself without a ranger. It is a pretty easy short hike.

Please stick to the same rules of no food or drink on the trails and in the ruins- ONLY WATER.

Have respect for these sites or they will disappear.

Thank Brandon H
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