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Echo River

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
+1 270-301-5797
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Cool little spring

Up and down winding trails. The spring was cute, the river mostly dry. We were most struck by how... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2016
Trish E
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Rochester, New York, United States
Very pretty!

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

Reviewed October 1, 2016
luvdalejr
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Coxs Creek, Kentucky
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
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Oct 31, 2016
“Cool little spring”
Oct 1, 2016
“Very pretty!”
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Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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+1 270-301-5797
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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

Thank Trish E
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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!

Thank luvdalejr
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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.

Thank John and Rose P
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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.

Thank KJ B
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

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

1  Thank Mike B
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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

2  Thank Blaire P
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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.

1  Thank thegoodguyz
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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.

1  Thank Shipbird1969
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