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Cave Spring, Canyonlands National Park

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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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  • It is one of the shorter hikes in the park, suitable for the whole family. There are some elevation changes. But all in all it is a fun loop.  more »
  • As well as superb scenery as there is in all the park there is interesting Native American history and more recent mining history on this walk . A couple of ladders to help you up on to the slick rock...  more »
  • This is a short hike, but it is packed with interesting things to see. There is an old cowboy camp with quite a few artifacts preserved under a large alcove. At Cave Spring there are a couple of picto...  more »