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Best trails in Pleasant View

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Looking for a great trail near Pleasant View, Colorado? AllTrails has 5 great walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Mesa Verde National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hawkins Preserve or McPhee Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Pleasant View ranging from 0.7 to 1.3 miles and from 5,410 to 6,725 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pleasant View
Top trails (5)
#1 - Lowry Pueblo Ruin Trail
Canyons of The Ancients National Monument
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 6 m
This is a very easy, paved walk and totally worth the stop! Make sure to go inside the Pueblo and explore. It's also a good place for a picnic as there are tables near the entrance.Show more
#2 - Horseshoe and Hackberry Groups Trail
Hovenweep National Monument
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 33 m
The walking trail to Hackberry Canyon is includes the structures at both Horseshoe and Hackberry. Structures at these sites were built approximately 800 years ago by the ancestors of today’s Puebloan peopleShow more
#3 - Painted Hand Pueblo Trail
Canyons of The Ancients National Monument
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
Please note, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting. The Painted Hand Pueblo is located in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in southwest Colorado. The small village consisting of about 20 rooms was constructed around AD 1200.Show more
#4 - Cutthroat Castle Trail
Hovenweep National Monument
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 39 m
Please note: There is a temporary closure of the Cutthroat Unit. For more information: https://www.nps.gov/hove/learn/management/cutthroat-closure-080618.htm. Hikers report that access to this trail has been eliminated due to private property. The earliest historic record of Cutthroat Castle dates from 1929, when it was documented by archeologist Paul Martin. The site was added to Hovenweep National Monument in 1956.Show more
#5 - Holly Group Trail
Hovenweep National Monument
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
The Holly Group is named for Jim Holley who ranched and traded in this area during the late 1800s. Holly Site includes Holly House, Tilted Tower and Holly Tower, located at the head of Keeley Canyon. Show more