Explore Mesa Top Loop

Mesa Top Loop Road - Search Nearby - Added by Jason Hatfield

This drive visits some of the most impressive Ancestral Puebloan ruins and cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park.

The 6-mile Mesa Top Loop Road, open 8 am to sunset, stops at 12 sites including surface ruins and cliff dwelling overlooks. The most famous feature of the park, Cliff Palace, is visible from the Sun Point and Sun Temple overlooks. Sunrise photography isn't possible on the loop due to operating hours, but stunning sunsets can be captured from the cliff trails before the road closes.

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Easy Parking
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Handicap Accessible
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