Hike the Prater Ridge Trail

7.3 Miles Round Trip - 1167 ft gain - Loop Trail

Prater Ridge Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Prater Ridge Trail is a popular hike In Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. The trail features beautiful wild flowers and is perfect for intermediate hikers. This hike is perfect for those looking for unique desert and canyon views.

The Prater Ridge Trailhead is in the southwest corner of Morefield Campground. The trail is best used from spring to mid fall. The Prater Ridge Trail is a 7.3 mile loop. 

Photos: Justin Kern and Daniel Weber

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7.3 Miles
1167 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Morefield Campground

From $33/night

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