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blueBlack Preserve Loop Trail

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3.0 mile 4.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 597' 182 m
Descent: -368' -112 m
High: 841' 256 m
Low: 484' 147 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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A hilly, technical singletrack through a small state nature preserve.

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This is a beautiful but difficult trail just minutes from Bluegrass Parkway. The trail begins at a small, gravel parking area with a kiosk that has a map of the trail and the trail rules. Climbing begins almost immediately up to the intersection at 0.67 miles where the decision can be made to go clockwise or counter-clockwise.

In the clockwise direction, the trail continues to climb to the top of the ridge and then follows the ridge around to the intersection with a very short spur trail to a lookout called "The Pinnacle". At this point, the loop descends into the valley before steeply ascending back to the intersection with the trail back to the parking lot.

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Mar 3, 2018
Joshua Nichols
May 31, 2017
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#94

in Kentucky

#8,648

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