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Hovenweep Chaco Canyon or Bisti Bandlands Hikes
 Mesa Verde National Park
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Location: Near Cortex, CO
Maps: Custom Online Google Map With All Stops
GPS: Google Earth KMZ Garmin GPX or GDB Other
Operations: Year round. Winter check official website.
Fees: $15 Summer, $10 Winter for entry for 7 days (OR Park Pass) + few dollars per person for guided tours.  Camping $20-$24/night
Nearby: Chaco Canyon, Badlands
Must See: Cliff Palace

If you like the Native American Cliff Dwelling Sites, add this to your loop. The Pinnacle is Cliff Palace which costs $3 per person and is worth it. Much of the park is seasonal, so be sure to check the parks schedule here.

IF you LOVE Cliff Dwellings, make your base and be sure to see as it’s off . Also be sure to see Butler Wash Ruins hike.

Next, before you head to Chaco Canyon,  If you want to do some hikes, there are a few north a few miles.  Check out the Bisti Badlands and De-Na-Zin Wilderness. Amazing, but long hikes.