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Cave Loop Trail

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Cochiti Pueblo, NM
+1 505-331-6259
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The Cave Loop Trail is a a short trail which explored a little bit of the park. Make sure to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dreamergirl4686
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South Salem, New York
You are there so just do it

This is secondary to slot canyon trail, nothing super exciting, you get to see an ancient manmade... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
cpehl
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Corona, California
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  • Average31%
  • Poor1%
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“easy hike” (10 reviews)
“tent rocks” (13 reviews)
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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Cochiti Pueblo, NM
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+1 505-331-6259
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cave Loop Trail is a a short trail which explored a little bit of the park. Make sure to visit this trail in the morning before it gets too hot. There is no shade on this trail. There is a self touring guide of...More

Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is secondary to slot canyon trail, nothing super exciting, you get to see an ancient manmade cave. You are already there, you might as well see it.

1  Thank cpehl
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is the shorter of the two trails located at the Tent Rocks. The trail takes you by a hoodoo that has been hollowed out to be used as a dwelling or meeting house for the early inhabitants of the area.

Thank Sniffies
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely the preferred hike for those who may not be ready for a strenuous, uphill climb. The views are still spectacular as you stand in the shadows of mountainous beauty. Still--wear appropriate shoes for outdoor walking. Rocky roads are in store.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

An easy hike with a cave and an opportunity to get some great pics of the cone shape Tent Rocks. Slippery sand in some places. Nice view of the surrounding mountains.

Thank taosbound
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Not spectacular by any means but you should do it while you are there. The cave is more like a small hole in the face of the wall.

Thank John J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This trail is short and starts and ends back around at the parking lot. Do this one is you still want to hike some more after the slot Canyon hike.

Thank travelerkent
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We love New and unusual places to hike, and there's nothing like this in Texas that I've seen! It's like walking through crevices at the bottom of a desert ocean, a must see if in the Aera, limited visitors though due to parking so go...More

Thank Boydanator
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I believe this is the trail to the top of the plateau. This was a good climb and will get you winded.

Thank colecrew
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Quick, very easy hike! I hiked this trail after hiking the Slot Canyon Trail and personally, after all I saw on the Canyon trail, I felt the Lava Cave Loop isn't comparable. Perhaps if you choose to hike this trail first, it might be more...More

2  Thank Cyndi D
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