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Interesting hike!

An easy level hike through lowland forest. You can see Echo River actually bubbling out of the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2016
John and Rose P
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Walden, New York
AMAZING TRAIL

Even though we walked most the trails in the park this was one of my favorites. We when down a... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2016
KJ B
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Crown Point, Indiana
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Oct 31, 2016
“Cool little spring”
Oct 1, 2016
“Very pretty!”
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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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Reviewed October 31, 2016

Up and down winding trails. The spring was cute, the river mostly dry. We were most struck by how high the water can gert, according to the water markers along the trail and confirmed by a park ranger. A nice walk but most of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Loved this hike! Beautiful. Wide trail! Dogs and humans loved it! Not to hard in the knees!! Will definitely do it again!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

An easy level hike through lowland forest. You can see Echo River actually bubbling out of the ground.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank John and Rose P
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Even though we walked most the trails in the park this was one of my favorites. We when down a steep hill of mud and had a blast trying to climb out. I wouldn't wear your sunday best.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KJ B
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Nice surroundings and great for picture taking or painting. If you want a place to meditate this is it.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Mike B
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...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Blaire P
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.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank thegoodguyz
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

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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