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One of many amazing trails at Canyonlands National Park

Visited Canyonlands for the first time two weeks ago. I love this park. There are all levels of... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Amarillo, Texas
Best Short Trail in the Needles District

This 0.6 mile (1.0k) loop trail, with its trailhead located at the end of the 1.0 mile long (1.6k... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Avon, Ohio
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About a mile long this trail will lead you pass some petrogliffs.
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Visited Canyonlands for the first time two weeks ago. I love this park. There are all levels of trails to suit your abilities. Cave Spring Trail follows a long, overhanging cliff that shelters an old cowboy line camp. A permanent seep coming from the cave...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This 0.6 mile (1.0k) loop trail, with its trailhead located at the end of the 1.0 mile long (1.6k), unpaved Cave Spring Road which is passable in an ordinary passenger vehicle, is the best of the four short trails in the Needles District. Hiking the...More

2  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was easily one of our favorite hikes in Canyonlands. The trail is mostly level and not very long. There is even some shade due to the cave walls/ledges. There are a couple of wooden ladders that you have to climb but that's it. Not...More

1  Thank J W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It is one of the shorter hikes in the park, suitable for the whole family. There are some elevation changes. But all in all it is a fun loop.

Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

As well as superb scenery as there is in all the park there is interesting Native American history and more recent mining history on this walk . A couple of ladders to help you up on to the slick rock and an enormous overhang "cave...More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a short hike, but it is packed with interesting things to see. There is an old cowboy camp with quite a few artifacts preserved under a large alcove. At Cave Spring there are a couple of pictographs and hand prints painted on the...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Awesome hike with kids.Short, interesting , few ladders to climb on, we really enjoyed it Highly recommended,

1  Thank pawelz79
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

You won't want to miss the Cave Spring, self guided tour. We started at the parking lot and went to the old cowboy camp. Great display of old gear. There were a few overhangs that let you get out of the sun. There are two...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 December 2015

As part of visiting the Needles of Canyonlands NP, we decided to hike the Cave Springs Trail. It is a very interesting trail. Starting from the base of the rocks and we had to climb up 2 stairs and completed the hike on top of...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Cave Spring was a very cool hike. It can be very short, see the cave where Cowboys lived, and head back or you can continue on and make a bigger loop which is what we did. My wife and I really enjoyed ourselves as we...More

1  Thank RiceWP
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