Prater Ridge Trail

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado 81330

Elevation Gain2,660ft
Trailhead Elevation7,732ft
Elevation Min/Max7732/8416ft
Elevation Start/End7732/7732ft

Prater Ridge Trail

Prater Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Montezuma County, Colorado. It is within Mesa Verde National Park. It is 6.2 miles long and begins at 7,732 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,660 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there are restroom. This trail connects with the following: Prater Ridge Cutoff.

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Trail Information

Mesa Verde National Park
Nearby City
Mesa Verde National Park
Skill Level
Mesa Verde National Park, PO Box 8, Mesa Verde, CO 81330; (970) 5294465;
Local Contacts
USGS: Moccasin Mesa, CO; trail map available at the visitor center
Local Maps