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This short trail connects the ends of the campground and provides access to the namesake arch.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

Point to Point

1,346' 410 m

High

1,071' 326 m

Low

36' 11 m

Up

287' 87 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Silvermine Arch Trail begins at the end of the left fork of the campground road and skirts the campground to the north before heading cross country. The trail then dips down to access Silvermine Arch.

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Chris Chaney

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Trail Rankings

#78

in Kentucky

#8,256

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An old mossy tree crosses the trail to Silvermine Arch.
Mar 27, 2017 near Campton, KY
A long set of stairs helps you get down to Silvermine Arch.
Mar 27, 2017 near Campton, KY
Silvermine Arch
Feb 28, 2016 near Campton, KY
The Silvermine Arch trail, descending into the forest.
Feb 28, 2016 near Campton, KY

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Oct 25, 2023
Mona Martin
out and back 1.2mi
Mar 3, 2021
Katherine Ormsby
5h 12m
Sep 5, 2020
Mark Walz
Feb 16, 2019
Erika Berntsen
Oct 28, 2018
Mike Damian
awesome
May 1, 2018
Krissy Schweers
3mi
Aug 26, 2017
Jacob S
Great little hike, out and back. 79 steep grade stairs down and again back up but well worth the trek.
Jun 25, 2017
Freedom Brown
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