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Pueblo Bonito Overlook Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Nageezi, New Mexico that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October.

Length 2.0 mi Elevation gain 177 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Historic site

No dogs

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Reviews (18)
Photos (139)
Recordings (11)
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Silas Salas
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HikingRocky

Usually takes around 2hours but we made it in 1hour because the park was closing in 2hrs. We have done the trail multiple times so we were used to the trail. It was overcast and started to rain/snow. Worth the hike to see Ruins from above.

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James Young
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Hiking

Super fun, must-see day hike recommended to my kids and I by a park volunteer that we met in the campground—I am so glad he told us about it! Basically starts at the bottom of the cliff behind Kin Klesto and climbs up through a kinda-scary-but-exhilarating steep crevasse up to the top of the plateau, where you walk along the beautiful and interesting swirly strata of the cliff ledge until you arrive at the stunning overlook view of massive Pueblo Bonito below. An essential short but hot day hike for anyone persistent enough to brave the horrible roads leading out to Chaco.

Abigail Toschner
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BackpackingRocky

Beautiful, so much fun. Great views. The terrain was rough. There is mostly climbing on rocks up the mountain, so it was a harder hike, great for younger people.

Scott Stearns
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an amazing view of Pueblo Bonito!

Peter Sugden
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Great place to look down on Pueblo Bonito complex

Cortney Johnson
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Hiking
Doug Neidholdt
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Hiking

Great hike to oversee Pueblo Bonito. Different perspective, helps to understand the size of the various pueblos. Fun climb up a crevasse to the cliff top from the valley floor.

Sam Vandewater
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Hiking

Other than climbing a narrow passage, there is not much needed for this trail than walking. The overlook of Pueblo Bonito is stunning and if there are people walking through it, you can really appreciate the size of it.

Jennifer Le
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Daniel Burleson
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S Photohiking
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Steve B.
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Paul A
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LORI DITTMER
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Drew Myers
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Ken Nesbitt
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Beth P.
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Robert Neal
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