Mesa Top Loop Road

EASY 4 reviews
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Mesa Top Loop Road is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for nature trips, birding, and scenic driving and is best used from February until November.

DISTANCE
4.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
337 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

nature trips

scenic driving

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

6-mile driving tour with stops at cliff dwelling overlooks and surface dwellings

scenic driving
1 month ago

A short loop at the end of the Chapin Mesa road with great views of Navajo Canyon and Cliff Canyon. Cliff Palace is visible in the distance from Sun Point View, as well nearby the Sun Temple ruins. There are several other places you can stop to see pit house and village ruins.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

scenic driving
Monday, August 31, 2015

Easy to get to area with many ruins

scenic driving
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Fun scenic drive with stops at cliff dwelling overlooks, and surface dwellings