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Address: Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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Echo River in Mammoth Cave National Park runs through Mammoth Cave and...

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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Interesting hike!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
John and Rose P
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Walden, New York
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Walden, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

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

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Crown Point, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Cantonment, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

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

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 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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5 of 5 stars 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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