Hike the Badger House Community Trail

Rate this Adventure 1.5 miles 65 ft gain  - Loop Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

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. 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 is perfect for all skill levels and for families. The trail offers amazing scenic views. 

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Photography
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Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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Scenic

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