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Great Views, Nice hike, take it slow, Stop and see the views. Cave is Cool...both kinds! Bring a... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
628shellies
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Highland, United States
One of Most Unique Cave Tours in US Due to Walk Up

I have been to Carlsabd Caverns which is the best cave I have ever seen in terms of vastness of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
jeff77664
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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One of the sites in Utah for cave exploring.
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Alpine Scenic Loop, Highway 92, American Fork, UT
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All reviews bring a jacket paved trail strenuous hike bring water great hike visitor center worth the effort worth the climb takes about an hour ranger station light jacket tour guides are take your time buy your tickets views are spectacular own pace day hike
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great Views, Nice hike, take it slow, Stop and see the views. Cave is Cool...both kinds! Bring a jacket and a hat!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

I have been to Carlsabd Caverns which is the best cave I have ever seen in terms of vastness of cave. But this cave is very unique. It requires a very hard steep walk up which took close to 1.5 hours. The cave tour itself...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I have been here often, the hike is fully paved. It can be a little steep at times for young kids, but not so long that it's unbearable. I would for sure make reservations and bring a jacket for inside the cave. The tour guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

My husband and I really wanted to add this hike to our trip, looking forward to see these caves.We were well prepared ,water,snacks,backpacks, and jackets. We were told the hike would be approx an hour and a half hiking about a 35 degree steepness not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is both a strenuous hike and a nice cave experience. You cannot get to the cave without a tough 1000 foot vertical hike. The entire path is paved, so there's no sand or boulder scrambling like they did 130 years ago, but it does...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed 1 September 2018

3+ hours, strenous 1 1/2 mile paved hike rising 1,092 feet, some switchbacks are very steep but worth the effort. If you take your time, you can do this hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery. It was something I've wanted to do for a long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gibsoninpa
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Not going to lie - I have a little bit of claustrophobia and also a fear of heights, but there are memories that I don’t want to miss out on. I definitely faced my fears and I won!! A friend, her 3 year old son...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

For a cave he was real good. You seem a lot of stalactites and stalagmites. He also see some flows and some rare Formations. The fee to get in is a little pricey but what do you expect on vacation

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ReedD23
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Went on the hike up to the cave today and it was breathtaking the leaves are starting to turn colors and it was a beautiful hike. We stopped in the visitor center and visited with the Rangers and the people working there and they were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 665alanb
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are hiker, the steep hike wont bother you BUT if you are not fit... this is quite a trek, so talk to the rangers before you buy your tickets. The tour was fenomenal! loved the cave, loved the rangers, loved all the stalagmite...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Alex W
7 July 2018|
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Response from Mariel V | Reviewed this property |
Ok Alex, let me try to help. The cave tour with up to 16 people is akin to many sightseeing tours. You are showed and told about the various formations, legends, how they were formed, etc. The introduction is a different... More
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ddbrown2075
4 July 2018|
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Response from Marcellaphane | Reviewed this property |
You complete the hike on your own, but you can only enter the caves if you've purchased a ticket for a guided tour. Buy online ahead of time!
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Travel806100
10 May 2018|
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Response from BretHutch | Reviewed this property |
I am not real familiar with dates. It can very depending on how much snow was built up on the path over the winter. That could be the case this year.
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