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Address: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Cochiti Pueblo, NM

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Only if you still have lots of energy /battery/memory card left after the Canyon trail

The loop is portraited as a "easier" hike than the canyon trail, but it really isn't much easier..when combined the physical and sight-seeing, this should not be your first choice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The loop is portraited as a "easier" hike than the canyon trail, but it really isn't much easier..when combined the physical and sight-seeing, this should not be your first choice if you have only time for one hike or if this is your first hike here. All said, the view from the bottom of the escarpment is wonderful with very... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is the easy hike in the Cochiti National Monument. It has picnic tables and bathroom facilities. The hike makes for a nice day outdoors.

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Plano, TX
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A nice add on to the canyon trail - this is a 1 mile-ish loop to a great cave with some awesome views. Will take a little climbing skills to get into the cave. Great trail, easy for families.

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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70 attraction reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a roughly one mile loop from the parking lot at the trailhead. It is relatively flat, with little shade. While there are some nice views along the west limb of the loop, the slot canyon trail is the hike to do at the National Monument.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Don't let the sign fool you there is some climbing on this loop trail but not enough to keep a family with a stroller away! Enjoy the slot canyon whilst there!

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Okc
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129 reviews 129 reviews
64 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Try and have enough time to go do this and the canyon trail. If you only have time for one, do the canyon, but if you have time, do this one as well. Easy short walk for all people, probably better for younger kids.

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Texas
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74 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

This trail is in Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. It is an easy 1.2 mile hike that will give you good views of the amazing rock formations in this National Monument. However, do make for sure that you hike at least a little ways up the Slot Canyon Trail, which comes off of the Cave Loop Trail. That will get... More 

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Carmel, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

a not to impressive trail,,the cave is unimpressive, this trail can be done as a part of the Canyon Trail.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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.

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Portland, Oregon
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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.

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