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Ridge Trail

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Ridge Trail across Cumberland Gap


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Map Key

14.7

Miles

23.7

KM

Point to Point

3,371' 1,027 m

High

2,260' 689 m

Low

2,498' 761 m

Up

1,623' 495 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

Description

Starts at the Pinnacle Overlook and runs the ridge through the forest of Cumberland Gap. At about mile 3, the Lewis Hollow Trail goes off to the right. Continue straight ahead through the clearing. Follow the well marked trail, until it meets with the Ewing Trail.

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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The crackle of leaves underfoot makes for a wonderful winter day on the Ridge Trail.
Feb 9, 2017 near unknown, unknown
Enjoy a gorgeous view off the ridge.
Feb 9, 2017 near Middles…, KY
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Middles…, KY
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Middles…, KY
Remnants of the earthworks of Fort Rains/ Fort McCook
Nov 6, 2017 near Middles…, KY
Outcroppings along the overlook trail
Nov 6, 2017 near Middles…, KY

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