Cave Rock Trail

EASY 45 reviews
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Cave Rock Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Glenbrook, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

0.8 miles
127 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips




wild flowers



Easy trail that goes to the top of the tunnel over hwy 50. Well maintained, all ages to the base of the rocks that form the tunnel. Little more climbing there but still easy to get to top of rocks. WONDERFUL picture spot. Kid friendly for non-squeamish parents. This is a walking trail for sure.

23 days ago

It was nice to take our twin 5 year olds

1 month ago

Beautiful view awaits you at the end!

1 month ago

Just did this trail today and the view from the top of Cave Rock was spectacular! Quick easy hike with some rock climbing to get to the very tip top.

2 months ago

Short trail with a great view. Some noise pollution from the road but well worth it.

2 months ago

Great view. Very easy and short but worth it. Wish I would have taken lunch up there.

2 months ago

shorter than expected but was a nice trail with a beautiful Overlook of Cave Rock

4 months ago

Great hike! Easy walk until you get to the rock pile. You then climb the rocks to the top which was not a bad climb at all. It's worth it once you reach the top!

5 months ago

Great, love the view, ready to go again.

5 months ago

easy quick with a nice view at the end

6 months ago


8 months ago

Easy hike to cave rock w beautiful views. Climb to the top and check out the view

9 months ago

Does anyone know if you need snowshoes for this trail this time of year?

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A nice easy trail with a steep but doable climb to the top of the tock at the end. Spectacular views.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Nice short hike with great views!

rock climbing
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Look for Cave Rock street. Drive up a little ways to a very small parking lot and walk up. I posted a picture of the entrance to the street.

Short hike with great views! Not hard at all. Anyone can climb up. Unless you are terrified of heights! Young children should not go on this hike.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Short trail at the end it's a steep climb to the lookout on the top of the rock. The stunning views from the lookout worth every effort.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pretty easy hike. Short with elevation. The rock climb is the only tricky part of the hike. A reasonably fit person can climb it. Large dogs can make the climb too.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

I cant seem to where the trailhead starts due to consyruction on the tunnels. Does anyone know another way?

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Beautiful sunset view. Limited parking so get there early.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Although I wouldn't really call this a "hike" because it's SO short and super easy, it has such amazing views at the top...especially at sunset! The majority of the hike is on a dirt path, uphill on the way there, then the last part of the hike consists of scaling up rocks to get to the top. My 10 year old was able to do it fine, though. Perfect location to get some great shots of the lake and sunset!

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