Hike the Petroglyph Point Trail

Petroglyph Point Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Petrogylph Point Trail is a 2.7 mile loop in Mesa Verde National Park. The trail is one of the most popular in Mesa Verde, featuring beautiful wild flowers, scenic views of the canyons, and ancient petroglyphs carved into the rocks.

Pick up a trail brochure for information on the interpretive signs. There are some steep and narrow portions of the trail, so make sure everyone in your party is of able physical capability. 

Photos: Fine Plan and Four Corners School of the Outdoors 

Distance

2.7 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

698 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Scenic
Wildflowers

Nearby Lodging

From $129/night

Far View Lodge

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Cortez / Mesa Verde KOA

Cortez, Colorado

Durango KOA

Durango, Colorado

Durango North / Riverside KOA

Durango, Colorado

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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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Beautiful!

It was a beautiful hike in the springtime with wildflowers and ruins. All sorts of beautiful plants. Petroglyphs are near the end.

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