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4 months ago

Buy tickets in advance. I didn’t and the trail was full that day :(

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5 months ago

Before I start, a warning... El Caminito de Rey is seasonal. I guess you can check it online, not sure. another reviewer mentioned buying tickets before hand. it appears that there might be a ticket line. Now, the trail. The trail is nice and easy. the only part I would consider slightly difficult is the section that comes off the road towards the peak and becomes an actual trail. not difficult, but the large smooth rocks may get very slippery if wet. The view at the top is worth it. Just avoid the edges and headgear. The wind was strong enough to make me stumble. Unfortunately, due to my earlier warning I didn't see what I came to see and was very let down for it. But I cannot say it was a bad hike. I got in about 6.5 miles of easy trail with decent views. The area was crowded when I arrived and it is off season. parking may be difficult as the season picks up. if you can manage it, there is a restaurant called "Mirador" that has parking outside of it that would be great parking. There is also a little cafe, right after the bridge that you can take a left at and park on either side of the tunnel. these seem like good kicking off point to me. They both offer easy access to both the entire loop or just Camino de rey. Hope this helps

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7 months ago

Sublime. As humbling and stunning as the Grand Canyon. Super easy to walk, especially with the renovations. If you have the opportunity, do NOT miss this.

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7 months ago

Stunning views, impressively engineered cliff side walkway. Final forge spanning bridge is not for the height averse.

Beautiful place

In the summer, El Caminito del Rey is best enjoyed very early mornings before it become too hot. Very well laid out path, easy enough for children and their grandparents alike.

To have! Easy but spectacular!

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Tuesday, March 06, 2018

I enjoyed the amazing caminito del rey hike through the gorge and it was so breathtaking! It’s a must if you are in the area. Just make sure you buy tickets in advance!

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