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Oh to be a Kid again

Visiting our daughter , son in law and new grandson. Great sense of history and the evolution of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
flextime789
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Middleboro, Massachusetts
Beautiful loop trail

We enjoyed this 2.5 mile loop trail including the short detour to face rock. It was recommended to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richsand
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Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting our daughter , son in law and new grandson. Great sense of history and the evolution of the land around you awaits. The sights are awe inspiring and have that WOW effect. Loved being a mid 60's guy and climbing the rocks it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this 2.5 mile loop trail including the short detour to face rock. It was recommended to us by a lady at the Oasis Visitor Centre as being a good hike choice for a short day visit along with Barker Dam and Hidden Valley,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This loop explores an area full of interesting rock formations, and is a great place to get a good, long taste of iconic JYNP scenery. This is also nearer the East gate of the Park, and tends to be a little less crowded than the...More

1  Thank chris k
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Intersting, but you need to understand how the landscape was formed over the ages. This will help you appreciate the area.

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Split Rock is cool but the trail that leads from it is the real find. We looped Split Rock, Discovery Trail, Skull Rock and Jumbo Rocks campground to make a decent length, beautiful hike.

1  Thank goldfishcastle
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Easy hike with many unusual rock formations. Along the way you and your friends can creatively identify different images within the rocks and just have fun with it.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We had a blast on this beautiful 2 mile hike. Awesome rock formations through most of the trails. Don’t miss it

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This was recommended by one of the Rangers and we took this trail just before sunrise. It was great. Not a lot of wild life but lots of birds, a cottontail rabbit and three jackrabbits. The rock formations were incredible and with the shadows of...More

2  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Split Rock Loop Trail is located at the end of the Split Rock Picnic Area,it is just a short drive of the Park Road. It's about a 2 mile loop trail, with a short side trip to see Face Rock if you so desire....More

Thank firechief-JL
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We went Christmas week, and were warned about the lack of parking. We lucked out and got a parking spot. Split Rock is a great family hike, not to strenuous with plenty of interesting rocks and small caves to keep the kids engaged.

Thank Madeleine B
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