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      Cave Lake State Park is a year-round park that offers outstanding recreational opportunities. It features a 32-acre reservoir and provides excellent trout fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, camping and picnicking. The 4,500-acre park is at an elevation of 7,300 feet in the Schell Creek Range adjacent to the Humboldt National Forest. The park is eight miles south of Ely on U.S. 93, turning onto Success Summit road (State route 486) and continuing east for seven miles. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all trails

      There are currently five developed trails for hikers and mountain bikers. An easy, three-mile round trip can be found on the Steptoe Creek Trail. The trail starts at the lower parking lot and crosses the creek on a series of bridges, returning via Success Summit Road. The Cave Springs Loop is a moderate 4.9 miles starting at the upper parking lot and meandering throughout the surrounding hills. High Roller, the newest addition, adds 2.1 miles, connecting Cave Lake Overlook and Twisted Pines. Cave Lake Overlook Loop is a strenuous 3.8 mile loop that starts on the east end of the lake. The Twisted Pines Trail is a moderate 4.1 miles and connects to the Overlook Trail.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Steptoe Creek North google parking directions
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      Starting 4 miles off US 93 on Success Summit Road there are 4 parking areas.


      Avg Trail Rating
      Total Distance
      9.3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3.9 miles
      Total Descent
      2,366 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1.6 miles
      Total Vertical
      1,223 ft
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