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Elephant Trees Trail

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Neat if you're into botany. I've heard there are more Elephant Trees at Torote Bowl, but there's... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
VespagirL55
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Bushnell, Florida
A great hike!

This is a self guided hike and well worth it. Unbelievable what happened to this part of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane M
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Albany, California
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A desert walk comes alive on this trail during the spring when the desert flowers are in full bloom.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a self guided hike and well worth it. Unbelievable what happened to this part of our planet with the glacier activity hundreds of years ago. Elephant trees are amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

OK, they need to rename it Elephant Tree Trail as there is only one and the trail to it is pretty boring. But the trailhead is accessible to all vehicles so that's a plus na you do have a view of the mountains in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rich B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Neat if you're into botany. I've heard there are more Elephant Trees at Torote Bowl, but there's only ONE at the park's "Elephant Tree Discovery Trail." Great story at the kiosk about the rarity of the tree here in A-B. Easy trail on fairly level...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank VespagirL55
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I walked the trail in March 2017. The wildflowers were out. The temperature was high 70's. It's so quiet and peaceful out here. I drove my 2wd vehicle out to the parking lot. The drive has a little sand and some rocks to maneuver around,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 799eileen
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Wind Caves can be reached by driving south on Split Mountain Road for not quite 8 miles. When the pavement ends turn right onto the dirt road through the way and drive about 4 miles to the wind cave trailhead on the left. When...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank mikeleeSanDiego
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