Hike the Soda Canyon Overlook Trail

Soda Canyon Overlook Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Soda Canyon Overlook Trail is a relatively popular hike perfect for viewing Soda Canyon and Balcony House. This hike is perfect for families and people of all skill levels. Soda Canyon Overlook Trail is a 1.3 mile loop in Mesa Verde National Park.

The trailhead is clearly marked, and is about 1/4 miles past the Balcony House parking lot. The trail is best used from April to October, and features a river. 

Photos: Jacqueline Poggi and Ron Cogswell 

Distance

1.3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

95 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

From $129/night

Far View Lodge

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Cortez / Mesa Verde KOA

Cortez, Colorado

Durango KOA

Durango, Colorado

Durango North / Riverside KOA

Durango, Colorado

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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