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blue Lily Mountain Nature Preserve

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Trail

3.3 mile 5.2 kilometer out and back
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 658' 201 m
Descent: -658' -201 m
High: 1,390' 424 m
Low: 840' 256 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Trail shared by Colby Blanton

The Lily Mountain Nature Preserve is truly a hidden gem for Central KY where southern hospitality reigns!

Colby Blanton

Features Fall Colors · Views

There are restricted areas, known pits, and extreme heights. Proceed only on marked trail routes and follow all local markings, warnings, and guidelines as detailed throughout the property!

Overview

This is a great out-and-back hike that hits all the highlights of Lily Mountain Nature Preserve.

Description

Estill County and the Friends of Lily Mountain have done a terrific job relying on mother nature to display her many colors at this trail system. While it may be composed of a few shorter trails, I implore you to tackle this jewel. I guarantee you'll leave smiling, laughing, and completely out of breath from a fervor of terrain trekking!

The attached map, which is an open document free to download and use on any device, provides clarity to this system of trails. If there's necessary input, please feel free to comment or contact - I can assure you, you'll be delighted by Lily Mountain Nature Preserve! Be safe, hike strong and hold on!

Download Map: drive.google.com/file/d/0B_…

Flora & Fauna

This area is characterized by a temperate climate with very thick coverage - there's a myriad of plant life and animals as would be expected in a temperate climate.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Estill County

May 9, 2017: Hello world!

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Mar 4, 2018
Freedom Brown
Jun 11, 2017
Jordan Jackson
Very overgrown, and lots of ticks so be careful. Not very scenic, simply a trail to follow.

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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