Cave Spring, Canyonlands National Park

4.7
#5 of 13 in Outdoors in Canyonlands National Park
Cave Springs Cowboy Camp was a line camp operated by the Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company in what would become Canyonlands National Park, Utah. The site consists of a cave-like shelter under a rock overhang on the side of a small canyon. The canyon was arranged with a fence across the opening that allowed its use as a cattle pen. The site contains a great deal of material that was abandoned as the site became disused. The shelter was used from the late 1890s through the late 1960s when the park was established.
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  • Very nice walk of one hour with rocky recesses which provide shade (significant summer) and rise of scales. Good place for Spades picnic in the shade in The Needles.
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  • 45 minutes with former cowboy camp, scales, Lunar scenery on the rocks, caves and cairns easy and fun trail partly shaded under the caves
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  • Cool easy hike with lots of shade

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