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Gems in Southeastern Kentucky - 5

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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 View from inside the Sand Cave.

Sand Cave

(7) Loyall, KY
gem Favorite View from Twin Cliffs Overlook

Overlook

(1) unknown, unknown
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

Recommended Routes in Southeastern Kentucky - 29

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Favorite Buzz Worm Overlook along the Little Shepherd section of the Pine Mountain Trail
Difficult Difficult

Little Shepherd Trail

13.7 mi 22.0 km 2,144' Up 653.54 m Up 2,261' Down 689.29 m Down

Cumberland, KY
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Favorite Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Difficult Difficult

Sheltowee - Osborne Loop

19.8 mi 31.9 km 2,474' Up 754.15 m Up 2,501' Down 762.45 m Down

Campton, KY
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Southeastern Kentucky Hiking

  • 681 Miles 1,096 Kilometers of Trail
  • 29 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 29 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 168 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 54 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southeastern Kentucky - 222

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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 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #6Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY 14 
6.7 mi 10.8 km #7Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult Difficult
Campton, KY 13 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #8Sheltowee Trace NRT: Section 15 (N)
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate Intermediate
Campton, KY
26.7 mi 42.9 km #9Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail: Birch Knob Section
Difficult Difficult
Pikeville, KY
Difficult Difficult
Pikeville, KY
7.3 mi 11.7 km #10Marble Yard - Furnace Road
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY

Photos of Southeastern Kentucky - 338

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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
Cumberland Falls in the autumn.
Jun 23, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
High Rock sunrise
Oct 15, 2017 near Whitesburg, KY
View of the Natural Bridge from The Overlook
Nov 24, 2017 near Campton, KY
Path down to Smokey Bridge
May 7, 2018 near Olive Hill, KY
Cumberland Falls
Dec 12, 2018 near Whitley…, KY
Buzz Worm Overlook along the Little Shepherd section of the Pine Mountain Trail
Nov 6, 2021 near Cumberland, KY

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