Hike the Petroglyph Point Trail

2.7 Miles Round Trip - 698 ft gain - Loop 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 

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2.7 Miles
698 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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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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