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Address: Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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Cooling, and a reminder that there is water in this arid land

My wife and I walked this fairly easy one-mile out-and-back trail while visiting Bryce in mid-October 2016. It is a simple walk up to the mossy cave (where we did indeed see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
PhilosophicalOldGuy
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Center Valley, PA

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a short uneventful hike. A few good interpretative signs along the way. Head down the road to see the real thing!

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Montesano, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped here mainly to use the rest room and then decided to take the hike. It is really short. The cave it self is sorta unspectacular. But the hoodoos you see along the trail to the bridge are nice and if you turn right instead of going to the cave (left and up the hill) you will have a... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although interesting, the cave itself is nothing to write home about. It is a nice easy trail with a small waterfall, but just not as scenic as the rest of the canyon

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Center Valley, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I walked this fairly easy one-mile out-and-back trail while visiting Bryce in mid-October 2016. It is a simple walk up to the mossy cave (where we did indeed see moss, only then realizing we had not seen moss anywhere else since we entered Utah). Another branch of the trail takes one into the Tropic Trench and allows... More 

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Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not a very difficult hike. Easy access and interesting site. The trail goes up a slight incline to the viewing area. Afterwards we hiked for a mile up the canyon to see the falls.

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Ogden, UT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A relatively easy walk up to a seasonal waterfall and a shady overhang (Mossy "Cave"). The little kids loved the tiny stream along the trail.

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St. John's, Newfoundland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

As we drove from the southeast (Grand Escalade and the town of Tropic) we came upon the parking area for Mossy Cave. We almost didn't stop, but were glad we did. There is an easy trail that takes you along red rocks and hoodoos and ultimately to the small waterfall (part of a trench built by settlers in the 1800s)... More 

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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This walk is ok but nothing special. You can do it without paying to enter the park and the entry is directly off the main road so that is a bonus It's a short walk to a man made waterfall on an irrigation canal dug by the early Mormon settlers and a cave with hanging gardens created by a water... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This trail is located outside the main park area and there is no fee for using it. It is an easy hike and goes across the river a couple of times. Close to the end of the trail before you get to the cave, there is a small waterfall on the river. The cave is a unique environment within the... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a fabulous trail for families and people who are not physically able to hike down into Bryce Amphitheater. It is pretty level, and the views are still great! The cave was neat, but the waterfall was even cooler! About 1 mi. RT.

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