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Sheltowee Section 33 along the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River.


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Map Key

8.2

Miles

13.2

KM

Point to Point

911' 278 m

High

802' 245 m

Low

600' 183 m

Up

623' 190 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views

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This section can be accessed from the Yamacraw parking area. Hikers will enjoy great views of the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River with access to Yahoo Falls.

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Brian Carpenter

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#141

in Kentucky

#13,667

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Enjoy fantastic scenery along the trail.
Feb 21, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
The South Fork of the Cumberland River meanders peacefully alongside the trail.
Feb 21, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
Sheltowee Trace follows Big South Fork River for several miles.
Apr 21, 2018 near Whitley…, KY
Icicles form along rock shelters on the Yamacraw Loop Trail.
Dec 29, 2016 near Whitley…, KY
Stairs head down to Yahoo Falls and the Sheltowee Trace.
Mar 12, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
Iron stairs lead to the Sheltowee Trace along the Big South Fork from the Yahoo Falls Overlook Trail.
Mar 12, 2017 near Whitley…, KY

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