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Echo River

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Echo River in Mammoth Cave National Park runs through Mammoth Cave and snorkelers will find lots of...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Echo River in Mammoth Cave National Park runs through Mammoth Cave and snorkelers will find lots of the appropriately-named blind fish in its dark waters.
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you want something to do above ground on your trip to Mammoth cave, this is a good option. Not too much traffic and you get a few good views of the river. Check out river styx while your in the area and see where the cave and river react. Nothing to exciting to see here, but its a nice... More 

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Dunkirk, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was looking to waste some time hiking while my family was in the caves, and this trail was a good one. Nothing spectacular, but still a nice hike through the Kentucky hills.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is a nice short trail to the Echo river spring. Parking is at the Mammoth Cave Ferry. There are a couple benches along the way. There are waysides explaining the hydrology. A very peaceful place.

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