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Animas River Trail

Farmington, New Mexico

5.35 mi / 157 ft gain

Kinsey - Seven Sisters Loop

Farmington, New Mexico

8.94 mi / 577 ft gain

Kinseys Ridge Trail

Farmington, New Mexico

7.23 mi / 367 ft gain

Twin Mounds

Kirtland, New Mexico

1.16 mi / 269 ft gain

Aztec Ruins West Great House Loop

Aztec, New Mexico

0.39 mi / 46 ft gain

Explore Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec, New Mexico

Alien Run Trail at Hart Canyon

Aztec, New Mexico

7.85 mi / 607 ft gain

Simon Canyon Ruin

Navajo Dam, New Mexico

1.65 mi / 154 ft gain

Balcony House Loop Trail

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

0.41 mi / 16 ft gain

Places to stay

Far View Lodge

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Far View Lodge

From $129 / night

Morefield Campground

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Morefield Campground

From $33 / night

Ridge Road Hideaway

Ridge Road Hideaway

From $25 / night

Transfer Group Campground

Mancos, Colorado

Transfer Group Campground

Guides and stories

Why Shiprock Should Be on Your Southwest Adventure Bucket List

Why Shiprock Should Be on Your Southwest Adventure Bucket List

Joseph Gulizia

Visiting Old Friends

Visiting Old Friends

Sarah Ortegon

Beautiful Lodging in America’s Most Unique National Park

Beautiful Lodging in America’s Most Unique National Park

The Outbound Collective

10 Photos of Mesa Verde National Park's Stunning Landscape

10 Photos of Mesa Verde National Park's Stunning Landscape

The Outbound Collective

Why You Should Explore These Incredible Cliff Dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park

Why You Should Explore These Incredible Cliff Dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park

Christin Healey

6 Amazing Adventures in Mesa Verde National Park

6 Amazing Adventures in Mesa Verde National Park

Haley Baker

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