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Gems in Kentucky - 7

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gem Favorite Visitors learn about Mammoth Cave from a ranger in the Broadway section of the cave.

Mammoth Cave Guided Tours

(37) Brownsv…, KY
gem Favorite Sunrise from Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

(18) Campton, KY
gem Favorite Crack in the Rock

Crack in the Rock

(3) Stearns, KY
gem Favorite The Cedar Sinks Trail explores interesting rock formations and crevices.

Cedar Sink

(18) Brownsv…, KY
gem Favorite View from inside the Sand Cave.

Sand Cave

(7) Loyall, KY
gem Favorite View of 715 dead in front with 77 veering off to the left, the Red River is just to the right of 715.

Tarr Ridge West Overlook

(5) Frenchburg, KY
gem Favorite Locomotive No. 4 is the only remaining engine from the Mammoth Cave Railroad. | Copyright James St. John (goo.gl/71SzIw) under CC BY-2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) Photo was unchanged.

Engine No. 4

(6) Brownsv…, KY

Recommended Routes in Kentucky - 45

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Favorite View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Auxier - Courthouse Loop

4.8 mi 7.7 km 669' Up 203.81 m Up 669' Down 203.91 m Down

Stanton, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite Pinch 'Em Tight Gap can be seen off in the distance from Hanson's Point.
Difficult Difficult

Hanson's Point Loop

9.7 mi 15.6 km 1,782' Up 543.2 m Up 1,782' Down 543.13 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite View of Chimney Top overlook from across the valley
Easy Easy

Chimney Top Trail #235

0.6 mi 1.0 km 58' Up 17.57 m Up 58' Down 17.64 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
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Favorite View of Swift Camp Creek from the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Swift Camp Creek to Wildcat Trail Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 624' Up 190.21 m Up 625' Down 190.42 m Down

Campton, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite Yahoo Falls cascades over the trail tucked into the shelter of the cave.
Intermediate Intermediate

Yahoo Falls Loop

1.1 mi 1.7 km 176' Up 53.5 m Up 176' Down 53.51 m Down

Whitley…, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite Sunrise from Natural Bridge
Difficult Difficult

Hood Branch Loop

4.0 mi 6.4 km 635' Up 193.52 m Up 614' Down 187.23 m Down

Campton, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite "Boulder Ridge" features many such large rocks and cliffs.
Difficult Difficult

Perry Park Trail System - 4 Mile Loop

4.6 mi 7.4 km 911' Up 277.56 m Up 911' Down 277.69 m Down

Hazard, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite A sturdy bridge aids your passage along the trail.
Intermediate Intermediate

Harrods Creek Park

3.6 mi 5.8 km 281' Up 85.57 m Up 281' Down 85.74 m Down

Prospect, KY
Explore in 3D
Favorite Morgans Cave
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Jeffreys Cliffs Lower Trails

1.8 mi 2.9 km 269' Up 81.88 m Up 265' Down 80.81 m Down

Hawesville, KY
Explore in 3D

Kentucky Hiking

  • 1,150 Miles 1,851 Kilometers of Trail
  • 45 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Gems Gems
  • 152 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 360 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 73 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within Kentucky

Trails in Kentucky - 540

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Rock Bridge Trail #207
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY 25 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Auxier Ridge Trail #204
Intermediate Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Stanton, KY 20 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Double Arch Trail #201
Intermediate Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Stanton, KY 24 
0.8 mi 1.4 km #4Hanson's Point Spur
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY 13 
7.9 mi 12.7 km #5Rough Trail #221
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY 16 
6.6 mi 10.7 km #6Siltstone Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Fairdale, KY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Fairdale, KY 10 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY 14 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Tioga Falls
Intermediate Intermediate
Fort Knox, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Fort Knox, KY 11 
6.7 mi 10.8 km #9Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY 13 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #10Sheltowee Trace NRT: Section 15 (N)
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY

Photos of Kentucky - 680

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Sunrise from Natural Bridge
Jul 6, 2015 near Campton, KY
An unnamed waterfall below the trail on Swift Camp Creek
Jul 9, 2015 near Campton, KY
Visitors enjoy the narrow passage of Thanksgiving Hall in Mammoth Cave. Photo credit: NPS Photo.
Jun 1, 2017 near Brownsv…, KY
Visitors learn about Mammoth Cave from a ranger in the Broadway section of the cave.
Jun 1, 2017 near Brownsv…, KY
Cumberland Falls in the autumn.
Jun 23, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
High Rock sunrise
Oct 15, 2017 near Whitesburg, KY
Cumberland Falls
Dec 12, 2018 near Whitley…, KY
View from the trail
May 4, 2022 near Shepher…, KY

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