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Ute Mountain Tribal Park

Highway 666, Towaoc, CO
+1 800-847-5485
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We heard about this tour through my Uncle - I don't think it would have come up in a search. An... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicola O
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Private tour with Gerald

We opted to take the private tour with Gerald. It consisted of all the stops on the half day tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor Ridge, Illinois
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The cliff dwellings at the Ute Mt. Tribal Park are a true find. See Ute wall paintings and petroglyphs as they were, and take your time: this secluded site gets far less visitors than Mesa Verde.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Highway 666, Towaoc, CO
+1 800-847-5485
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about this tour through my Uncle - I don't think it would have come up in a search. An amazing contrast to Mesa Verde. Our guide was Ricky, we opted to travel in their van. He was so informative and so earnest. I...More

Thank Nicola O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We opted to take the private tour with Gerald. It consisted of all the stops on the half day tour plus a drive to the mesa top for an overlook of most of the ancient pueblo sites. Amazing sites made more amazing by the in...More

Thank Murra_Meyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Those things we cherish most are those that are surprising and unspoiled. Porcupine House is one of those unique experiences. You'll need to hire a Ute Mountain guide to take you in.

Thank Ingo46
Reviewed 3 April 2017

2 Ute Mountain Utes guided us in their van to see Ancestral Puebloan ruins that are in Ute land. This is an incredibly complex socio-political situation. These 2 people handled it with poise & aplomb. They were extremely well-informed about the archaeologic & anthropologic history...More

1  Thank PeachGazeach
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We live in Durango and frequently hike and backpack where there r ruins which always makes the hikes more fun. We found out about the Mountain Utes Mesa Verde from a friend and finally made it over for the guided tour. We got a permit...More

Thank seahorsesrock
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

You have the option to take your own vechicle, don't do this if possible, the places they take you are dusty, rocky, and hard on your vechicle. Even with four wheel drive and a high wheel base you will get jarred, great possible of cutting...More

1  Thank Smokehouse970
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very small non-smoking gambling area. Smoking section was much bigger and had a craps table. Was extremely smoky! Won $115 on quarter poker slots.

Thank abananacolorado
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My friend and I took a road trip from the Midwest to several states out west to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Parks. In researching things to do I lucked out on finding this tour. I agree with a previous contributor that tripadvisor...More

4  Thank LadyAutum
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A really hard place to find. They don't return calls and no Email. So just to let you know the office is 15 or so miles South of Cortez, CO on highway 491, past the Casino. If you wind up there, there are a number...More

Thank Capt'n Rick D
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We've done a lot of tours of native american sites (Hopes, Mesa Verde, Puebloans) but this is the best tour hands down. As others have mentioned, your tour guide is a native Ute. Our guide, Gerald, has archaelogical training so he had great detailed information...More

8  Thank rxlaw
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The full day tour sounds fantastic for my family. Based on some of the reviews discussing steep drop offs I'm wondering if it would be appropriate for my 7 & 9 year old children? Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
8 July 2016|
Response from alm212 | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring your children. My wife is 5 ft 2 inches and she had a hard time with the ladders.