Van Cliff Trail

At A Glance

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2.7 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 2.7 (More Difficult)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 313

This trail is located in the Hot Springs area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Hot Springs trails list page.


This trail offers a walk along streams and ridge tops where remains of old homesteads and fields are evident. The vegetation changes from low, dense vegetation along the stream to cove hardwoods and piney ridge tops. Picnicking, water, restrooms and camping are available at Rocky Bluff Campground May through October.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Van Cliff Loop - Out and Back Portion

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.11 mi

Van Cliff Loop - Split S. to Hwy. Crossing

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.35 mi

Van Cliff Loop - Between Hwy. Crossings

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.91 mi

Van Cliff Loop - Split N. to Hwy. Crossing

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.19 mi

Total Calculated Length: 2.57 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Spring Creek Nature
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