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Cave of 100 Hands Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sevier, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 0.7 mi Elevation gain 16 ft Route type Out & Back
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This short walk will take you to a cave that is an unforgettable part of the experience of visiting Clear Creek Canyon. Fremont Indian State Park is located along I-70 in central Utah. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle. Camping is available at Castle Rock Campground. Before you take this hike, be sure to stop at the visitor center/museum to learn a little bit of the history of the Fremont Indians. The information for this guide was taken from a trail guide packet that is available at the visitor center. It may be borrowed for free or purchased for $2. The trail has two starting locations. The first is from the southeast corner of the visitor center parking lot. The second is from a pullout on Clear Creek Canyon Rd. The trail takes you to a 23 feet wide by 7 feet high by 10 feet deep rock shelter that has 31 hand prints and other pictographs on the walls.

This short trail is very easy and is appropriate for the whole family. While at Fremont Indian State Park, consider visiting the following scenic trails: Fremont Indian State Park Trail #1: Rim Trail View Points Fremont Indian State Park Trail #2: Canyon of Life Fremont Indian State Park Trail #3: Alma Christensen Fremont Indian State Park Trail #4: Five Finger Ridge Fremont Indian State Park Trail #5: Parade of Rock Art Fremont Indian State Park Trail #6: Court of Ceremonies Fremont Indian State Park Trail #7: Canyon Overlook Fremont Indian State Park Trail #8: Hidden Secrets Fremont Indian State Park Trail #9: Cave of 100 Hands Fremont Indian State Park Trail #10: Arch of Art Fremont Indian State Park Trail #11: Centennial Cabin Fremont Indian State Park Trail #12: Sheep Shelter Fremont Indian State Park Trail #13: Spider Woman Rock Fremont Indian State Park Trail #14: Geology

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David Platt
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There are 31 hands in different shades of red in a cave sealed off with prison-style bars. Walk a quarter mile, take your picture, walk a quarter mile back, done. No other rock art on the path. As others have mentioned, there is a parking area down the road for this trail and you don't need to haul from the visitor center as shown in the Alltrails map.

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Justin Lynch
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HikingWashed out

Cave of hands to Centennial Trail loop, Centennial Trail is washed out between bridges with no warning, indication, or detours.

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Tara S
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The trail is not as long as pictured because there is a parking lot on the road closer to the cave. You don’t need to walk from the visitor center. The hike is mainly a flat walk along a barbed wire fence. The cave wasn’t anything great. The name is misleading because we only counted about 27 hands.

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Eric Rosenthal
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Interesting archeological/historical site, but not much of a hike. You are along the highway. The woman in the Visitor Center was very helpful and informative.

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Breck Tuttle
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Hiked from the visitor center and almost missed the road crossing because I wasn't paying attention. I seen hand prints on rock but never this many.

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Doug Neidholdt
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Nice leisure walk to cave with rock art.

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Mallory White
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we were able to push the small stroller the whole way.

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Katrina Bascom
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Very easy, very fast trail. My kids loved the cave and the lizard we saw on our way there.

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Matt Jenkins
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It is an Indian cave. I used to hike to this as a kid. They had to put up bars at the opening of the small cave to prevent vandals from ruining the hind prints. Nice hike for kids and not dangerous at all. Worth seeing.

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Bradley Brockbank
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Great little trail for the kids. There are not 100 hand prints... :( it's more like the Cave of 10 hands and some really faded not sure it's Indian Cave... :)

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Steven Thompson
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I like this hike. This short stroll is well worth the time and effort to see this amazing cave. The color, still easily discernible, of each hand print is stunning.

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Justin Crane
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Rondi Thornton
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Joe McShinsky
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Emm Hurst
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Jason McDonough
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Destiny Rose
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Derek Bauer
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Eric Rosenthal
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Doug Neidholdt
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Connie Thalman
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David Pierson
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Guilherme Pegoretti
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Lori Carter
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Jill Johnson
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Scott Manfull
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