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Is there a viewpoint for cliff palace mesa verda. We don't want to hike with 2 toddlers.
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After talking with the staff at Mesa Verde National Park there is not a viewpoint for their Cliff Palace tour. More specifically this is a one-hour, ranger-guided tour that involves climbing five, 8-10ft (2.6-3m) ladders, on a 100ft (30m) vertical climb. The total walking distance is about 1/4-mile (400m), round-trip. The tour begins at Cliff Palace Overlook, an 23-mile (37km), one-hour drive from the Visitor and Research Center.

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