Hike the Petroglyph Point Trail

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Distance

2.7 miles

Elevation Gain

698 ft

Route Type

Loop

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. 

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6 months ago

Easy Hike

The ruins at the beginning of the trail was the best part of this hike. On my visit you could only hike partway on this trail and the park service had the petroglyphs blocked off

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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