Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics

Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail at the south end of the loop, next to Fouche Maline

The Rough Canyon Trail is a cool 2.9-mile loop at Robbers Cave State Park. It has lots of interesting rocks and rock formations, varied terrain, and in wetter times, beautiful views of the Rough Canyon stream.

The trailhead is adjacent to the Robbers Cave Nature Trail, the small trail that goes by the actual Robbers Cave rock formations.

See this post for the full profile of the Rough Canyon Trail with pics from my April 2, 2016 hike.

These are some additional photos from that hike.

Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail. Rocky stretch on the east side between Lost Lake and the service road crossing.

Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail Trailhead
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
This is part of the vigorous uphill climb after the Fourche Maline area.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail, in the relatively level stretch approaching the Rough Canyon area.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
This is where the Rough Canyon area starts. You would make a left turn here if you wanted to take the Cattail Pond Trail.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
In the Rough Canyon area. The creek in the valley is in the area down below the left.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
The stream in Rough Canyon area. You can see quite a bit from the trail. Of course, the views are better during leaf-off.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail, Robbers Cave State Park
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Heading uphill after leaving the Rough Canyon area.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail, Robbers Cave State Park
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Lost Lake
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Heading uphill, just a little past Lost Lake.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Rough Canyon Trail, Robbers Cave State Park
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
Just past the service road crossing at the east part of the loop.
Robbers Cave: Rough Canyon Trail Pics photo
There are a lot of cool rocky areas at the last (east) part of the loop as it approaches the Robbers Cave area.
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