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Cave Loop Trail

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Cochiti Pueblo, NM
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Type: Hiking Trails
Most recent review
- May 5, 2014
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Kansas City, Missouri
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

After hiking to the top catch your breath as you head back to your car and take the cave route. Mostly flat and fairly short with a photogenic and interesting cave.

Portland, Oregon
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We did this hike after the canyon trail and it was enjoyable. But do the canyon trail first no matter what your abilities and go as far as you can.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is a great trail for those with accessibility limitations. It is not paved and does involve a little up and down but is not strenuous. One can view the amazing rock formations and the cliffs from below.

St. Louis
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This was an easy down hill hike. Passed the cave and more interesting tent rocks that looked like ghosts. A great day even though a storm was approaching.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

fairly short and easy, can be done in 30 mins. there is a cave along the trail, which was OK. views are average. recommend the canyon trail more!

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This trail goes off of the loop trail and takes you to some caves carved into the cliff face, similar to Bandelier, which is volcanic rock consisting of mostly ash and small debris from the volcanic activity that took place here in the far past. Tent Rocks is very fascinating and an easy walk on well marked trails so if... More

Washington, DC
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Save your energy for the Canyon Trail and going up to the top of the mesa. The Cave Loop trail is pretty boring in comparison, but it depends on the athleticism of your party and your time. If you have time for one and you're in decent shape, do only the other trail.

Allendale, Michigan
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227 reviews 227 reviews
80 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

An easy trail to start out with and see how you handle the elevations. breathtaking views and fun to climb up into the cave. easy walking, but bring water.

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
62 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

this is an short and easy walk. One that everyone can do even if you have health issues. The colors and views are wonderful to experience.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

You can see Lake Cochiti from the top and you go thru a slot canyon, which is amazing. Bring lots of water and wear good soled shoes, the rocks can be tricky.

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