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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Looking for the best camping in Mesa Verde National Park? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mesa Verde National Park. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top Camping Spots in and near Mesa Verde National Park

  • Mancos, Colorado

    Camp at Morefield Campground

    Morefield Campground is located 4 miles inside of Mesa Verde National Park. There are 267 sites in the campground, and it has tent-only loops. There are also 15 full-hookup RV sites, with many more able to fit RVs. Reservations are recommended, but are not required; the full-hookup sites are the ...
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  • Montezuma Creek, Utah

    Hike the Ruins of Hovenweep National Monument

    2 mi / 80 ft gain
    Hovenweep National Monument consists of 5 separate units which were once Ancestral Puebloan communities. The main trail, Little Ruin Canyon, starts from the Visitor Center and is the only unit that has paved access. Don't let the dirt-clay roads keep you from the other units though, they are not ...
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Columbine Pass via Purgatory Flats

    34.52 mi / 6932 ft gain
    This hike begins at the Purgatory Flats Trailhead across from the Purgatory resort. The register is about a hundred yards from the Trailhead and is located next to a trail map. From here you will begin your descent down into the flats, which is roughly a 600-700 foot descent over the course of ju...
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