Square Tower House, Mesa Verde National Park

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Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • This is the 3rd stop on the one way Mesa Top Loop Road. Parking is generous & there's a paved trail down to the overlook. Maybe .4 miles more or less. The ruins look interesting & I would...  more »
  • We accessed this via one of the loop roads on a side parking area. The path to access is smooth and nicely paved. You can see the Square Tower House location from a small area above and facing the...  more »
  • I've seen Ia couple of posts that say you can't see Square Tower House except from the overlook. Not true! There is a special hike that goes down to the site. Its well worth the trip, though its...  more »
  • How amazing is this? Nice view of Square Tower House from this viewpoint. We went as soon as the park opened so it was really nice and peaceful driving around and no issues with parking, there are only few spots to park along the whole loop at each point of interest stop. I can't really imagine what it must look like in the high season. If that's the only time you can go, drive both loops first and then go do your house tours and explore.
  • What a beautiful place!! We went during the off season so there were no tours available to go down to the site but we will definitely go again!! Beautiful from the lookout. If visiting or living in this area its worth the trip!!
  • Mesa Verde NP is beautiful. Sights are spectacular, small crowds, getting a bit warm, and Park Service people are great. Easy walk to this site.
  • If you do anything this summer, go to Mesa Verde national Park in South West Colorado! It is absolutely amazing!
  • Very educational place

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