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120 mi 194 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 28 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Western Kentucky - 3

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Favorite Bear Creek Loop Trail
Intermediate

Bear Creek Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 455' Up 138.81 m Up 510' Down 155.41 m Down

Dover, TN
Favorite One of a handful of bridges that you'll encounter on the North-South trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

North-South Trail (North Section)

29.9 mi 48.2 km 3,362' Up 1024.65 m Up 3,145' Down 958.56 m Down

Calvert…, KY
Favorite Remote parking for Heritage Trail
Intermediate

Hillman Heritage National Recreation Trail

5.8 mi 9.3 km 704' Up 214.71 m Up 706' Down 215.12 m Down

Calvert…, KY

Trails in Western Kentucky - 41

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail: Fenton to English Hill
Intermediate
Benton, KY
Intermediate
Benton, KY
2.3 mi 3.7 km #2Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail: Golden Pond to Meredith
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail: English Hill to Golden Pond
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #4Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail: Meredith to Sunset
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
2.3 mi 3.8 km #5Mantle Rock Loop Trail
Intermediate
Smithland, KY
Intermediate
Smithland, KY
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Back Country Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
3.1 mi 5.0 km #7Pickett Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dover, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Dover, TN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Wilderness Lake Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
13.2 mi 21.2 km #9Pennyrile Nature Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dawson Springs, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Dawson Springs, KY
1.8 mi 2.8 km #10Devil's Backbone Trail
Intermediate
Dover, TN
Intermediate
Dover, TN
8.1 mi 13.0 km #11Telegraph Trail
Intermediate
Dover, TN
Intermediate
Dover, TN
0.3 mi 0.4 km #12Woodpecker Trail
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #13Vogle Loop Trail
Easy
Benton, KY
Easy
Benton, KY
3.7 mi 5.9 km #14Artillery Trail
Intermediate
Dover, TN
Intermediate
Dover, TN
2.4 mi 3.9 km #15Piney Trail
Intermediate
Dover, TN
Intermediate
Dover, TN
1.3 mi 2.1 km #16Blue Springs
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate
Cadiz, KY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #17James Nickell Loop Trail
Easy
Benton, KY
Easy
Benton, KY
10.6 mi 17.1 km #18Land Between the Lakes Canal Loop
Intermediate
Calvert City, KY
Intermediate
Calvert City, KY
0.9 mi 1.4 km #19Eagle Glen Pet Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
2.7 mi 4.4 km #20Wilderness Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cadiz, KY

Photos of Western Kentucky - 24

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Mantle Rock Kentucky.
Jan 25, 2016 near Smithland, KY
An awesome view of Kentucky Lake from the trail.
Nov 26, 2018 near Calvert…, KY
Wilderness Lake at end of trail.
Aug 24, 2019 near Henderson, KY
Bear Creek Loop Trail
Mar 16, 2019 near Dover, TN
A foggy morning resulted in lots of pretty sunbeams.
Nov 26, 2018 near Calvert…, KY
Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail
Dec 2, 2017 near Cadiz, KY
Spring hike.
Sep 5, 2017 near Dawson…, KY
First section of the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail
Jul 31, 2017 near Cadiz, KY