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Hidden Forest and Arnold Ice Cave Trail

Bend, Oregon



0.86 miles

Elevation Gain

13 ft

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The Hidden Forest and Arnold Ice Cave Trail in Bend, Oregon is a moderate difficulty hiking trail. Spanning approximately 0.86 miles, the trail offers a variety of natural features. The trail begins in a dense forest, leading to the Arnold Ice Cave, a significant geological feature in the region. The cave, formed by volcanic activity, is a highlight of the trail. The trail continues through a mixed forest, with a variety of tree species providing shade. The terrain varies, with some steep sections requiring careful navigation. The trail is well-marked, but hikers should be prepared for uneven ground. The trail is accessible year-round, but the best time to visit is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild. Hikers should bring water and snacks, as there are no facilities along the trail. The trail is dog-friendly, but pets must be kept on a leash. The trailhead has a small parking area, but it can fill up quickly during peak times.
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