Hike the Long House Trail

Long House Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Long House Trail is a 0.6 mile out and back hike in Mesa Verde National Park. The trail features wildflowers and a river. This hike is a great option for families or individuals wishing for a unique immersion in a dwelling without having to pay extra fees.

This is the only dwelling in Mesa Verde that you can access without a guided tour or a ranger. 

Photos: Rene Rivers and Ken Lund

Distance

0.6 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

196 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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From $129/night

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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