Prater Ridge Trail, Mesa Verde National Park

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  • Great trail. Depending on altitude and fitness level this trail is either easy or moderate but very doable. Ascending the plateau is the hardest part. I hiked by myself (66 yr old female) in 2.5 hours...  more »
  • I really enjoyed this hike. I was camping at Mesa Verde's Morefield Campground, so to get to the trailhead I just started walking from my campsite for a relatively short distance. The hike start ascen...  more »

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