Swift Camp Creek to Wildcat Trail Loop
ElevationAscent: 624' 190 m
Descent: -625' -190 m
High: 1,264' 385 m
Low: 876' 267 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“A loop incorporating Swift Camp Creek Trail #219 and Wildcat Trail #228, connected by KY 715.”— April French
You'll then go over a number of rollers, and you'll traverse the ridge line next to the creek. Watch where you step, as the trail gets thin in places. You'll traverse a series of rollers as you follow the Swift Camp Creek. You'll also get to see a nice boulder garden along the way.
At mile 3, Swift Camp Creek Trail #219 meets up with Wildcat Trail #228, where you can either continue on Swift Camp Creek Trail #219 or make the loop on Wildcat Trail #228 back up to KY 715.
Wildcat Trail #228 follows under some rock shelters as it climbs to the top of the ridgeline. The trail levels off about 0.3 miles from the junction with Swift Camp Creek Trail #219, as you've reached the top of the ridge. You can work your way all the way to the Wildcat Trail #228 trailhead and parking lot or, like us, use the Forest Service road to loop back up to KY 715 and take the pavement back to the start point.
Land Manager: USFS - Daniel Boone National Forest Office
May 22, 2019: Cumberland Ranger District hosting open houses
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May 22, 2019: Forest Service, partners host kids fishing derbies