Best Trails in Alcove Springs Park

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Want to find the best trails in Alcove Springs Park for an adventurous hike or a family trip? AllTrails has 1 great hiking trails, biking trails, running trails and more. Enjoy hand-curated trail maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. Ready for your next hike or bike ride? Explore one of 1 easy hiking trails in Alcove Springs Park that are great for the whole family. Looking for a more strenuous hike? We've got you covered, with trails ranging from 9 to 9 meters in elevation gain. Whatever you have planned for the day, you can find the perfect trail for your next trip to Alcove Springs Park.
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Alcove Springs
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Alcove Springs Park
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Length: 0.8 km • Est. 13m
The history of Alcove Spring stems back from when emigrants, namely the Donner Party who named the spring, stopped by on their journey and camped here near Independence Crossing of the Big Blue River. They would wait for water levels to drop so that they could ford the river and continue on their voyage. Much like today, they found the landscape to be breathtaking and especially enjoyed the beautiful spring formed in a unique rock formation, which flows into a pool below. This easy trail leads you to this spring which is only a quarter-mile from the parking lot. Show more