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This portion of the Sheltowee Trace was rerouted to go through downtown Morehead.


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Map Key

16.1

Miles

25.8

KM

Point to Point

1,305' 398 m

High

705' 215 m

Low

1,288' 392 m

Up

1,229' 375 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This long segment includes Sections 4 through 7 of the Sheltowee. It begins just after the trail crosses I-64 at the end of Section 3 and follows a wooded ridge for a good distance until it is over the town of Morehead. The descent into town is via the Eagle Lake Trail which deposits you on the campus of Morehead State University.

After passing through the city (and the offices of the Sheltowee Trace Association at the Morehead Conference Center) the trail crosses US 60, winds through a neighborhood and then continues up a valley before climbing up to meet Big Limestone Trail #109 on top of the ridge.

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Shared By:

Chris Chaney

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Jul 15, 2015 near Morehead, KY
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Jun 15, 2020
Kara Leann
30.2mi — 10h 30m
Jan 26, 2020
Mary Seeley Stockler
13mi
Aug 10, 2019
Daniel Robinette
16.1mi — 10h 00m
Jun 1, 2019
Carleton Sloan
Walked to the BP on the corner of Main and Flemmingsburg Rd. 11.8mi
May 31, 2019
Katelin Palmer
16mi
Aug 18, 2018
Jim Thacker
18mi
Apr 23, 2017
Kaitlin Bove
Apr 10, 2017
David Drinkhouse
Hiked until point where trail reaches Morehead U Fitness Center
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