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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 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
John and Rose P
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Walden, New York
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Rochester, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 National Park worthy attractions are below ground.

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Coxs Creek, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 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!

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Walden, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 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 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 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 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 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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