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Mossy Cave Trail

Address: Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Herriman, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was a very easy hike, until right at the end where it goes up steeply. It is a nice walk, but the cave is pretty boring. Not much to see.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Mossy Cave is nothing too special, but after the heat and dryness of Bryce Canyon it is nice to walk beside a rushing river and see some greenery.

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Ayr, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We picked the worst day to do this trail with pounding rain but on the plus side we had the place to ourselves and we didn't have to pay an entrance fee. Nice views of the hoodoos from here. The mud is pretty messy when it rains so keep that in mind if you want to keep your car clean.

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Fullerton, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stupendous place for strolling around after exerting ourselves a bit to get up to view the 'cave'. We took many beautiful photos during our morning there.

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Dickson, Tennessee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a fairly easy trail beside a creek with a small waterfall. It had a nice breeze coming off the creek in the middle of the day. The cave is very small.

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Boston
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208 reviews 208 reviews
111 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This trail isn't in the main Bryce Canyon but accessed from Route 12 (so you don't need a park pass). There is only parking for around 20 cars, but it was very quiet when we were there mid October. You will alongside a river, then the trail splits and you can walk to the cave or to a waterfall. The... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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452 reviews 452 reviews
123 attraction reviews
515 helpful votes 515 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When we asked to be directed to the best and easiest place to walk among the hoodoo's in the park, we were told Mossy Cave Trail. Although you do walk among the hoodoos, after seeing the rest of the park, it was somewhat a let down. Yes, it is an easy trail at the start, but it rises near the... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was a trail that was not what we were expecting but we are still glad we went. The cave is just an alcove, which might be cool in the winter but was disappointing. The waterfall was pretty and we were the only ones on the trail, which was a nice break from some of the crowds.

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Tangerine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

the road to this trail was lovely...the actual trail was easy to manage and provided a nice view UPward to the formations...if you are pressed for time and want a pleasant manageable hike somewhere other than the canyon, this is the one....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was our first stop in Bryce, as it is not in the park. Some local recommended we go in and check out Mossy Cave. He even went as far as to say after going there we wouldn't need to bother even going into the park. Wow, was he off. When we first walked in, there were a few nice... More 

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