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219 mi 353 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 51 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

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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

(2) Frenchburg, KY

Recommended Routes in Cumberland Ranger District - 6

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Favorite View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
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
Favorite Across the gorge.
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
Favorite View of Chimney Top overlook from across the valley
Easy/Intermediate

Chimney Top Trail #235

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

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

Pinch-Em Tight Ridge Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 607' Up 185.04 m Up 608' Down 185.18 m Down

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

Trails in Cumberland Ranger District - 67

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0.9 mi 1.4 km #1Double Arch Trail #201
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY 19 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #2Rock Bridge Trail #207
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 18 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Auxier Ridge Trail #204
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY 16 
0.8 mi 1.4 km #4Hanson's Point Spur
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 11 
7.3 mi 11.7 km #5Marble Yard - Furnace Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY
6.7 mi 10.8 km #6Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY
7.9 mi 12.7 km #7Rough Trail #221
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY 13 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #8Horse Ridge Road #230
Intermediate
Irvine, KY
Intermediate
Irvine, KY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Jailhouse Ridge
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10Buck Trail #226
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY
9.0 mi 14.4 km #11Sheltowee Trace - Red River Bridge to Corner Ridge Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #12Courthouse Rock Trail #202
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanton, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanton, KY
7.3 mi 11.7 km #13Sheltowee Trace: Whittleton Campground to Red River Bridge
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
0.8 mi 1.2 km #14Auxier Branch Trail #203
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY 12 
2.0 mi 3.1 km #15Raven Rock Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Star Gap Ridge
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #17Sky Bridge Trail #214
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 10 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #18Angel Windows #218
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19Rush Ridge Trail #227
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
6.2 mi 10.0 km #20Buckskin Trail (113)
Difficult
Morehead, KY
Difficult
Morehead, KY

Photos of Cumberland Ranger District - 115

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An unnamed waterfall below the trail on Swift Camp Creek
Jul 9, 2015 near Campton, KY
Courthouse Rock from Jailhouse Rock
Jul 14, 2015 near Stanton, KY
View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Jul 9, 2015 near Stanton, KY
Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Red River Gorge
Jul 9, 2015 near Stanton, KY
Indian Arch poses for a dramatic photo along the Sheltowee Trace.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Sunset Off Jailhouse Ridge
Nov 6, 2017 near Stanton, KY
Courthouse Rock looms over the trail below.
Dec 31, 2016 near Stanton, KY