• Activities:

    Chillin, Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    1.5 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    65 Feet

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Scenic

The Badger House Community Trail is a unique hike in Mesa Verde National Park as it goes along the top of a mesa, instead of heading down into a canyon. This trail explores the historic badger house and is good for all skill levels.

The Badger House Community Trail is a 1.5 mile loop with minimal elevation gain. This trail is perfect for all skill levels and for families. The trail offers amazing scenic views. 

Photos: Caitlyn Willows 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sun protection 
  • Camera
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