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5.5

Miles

8.8

KM

Loop

677' 206 m

High

423' 129 m

Low

666' 203 m

Up

666' 203 m

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5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

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Features Fall Colors · Historical Significance · Views

Overview

Tall rock bluffs, historical caves and artifacts, and several views of the Ohio River Valley.

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Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday from sunrise to sunset

Description

Start with a steep hill climb, hang right to see Morgans Cave, double back, and hang right twice to wrap through Tobacco Cave Loop, make another right to head up the stairs at Mossy Gap. Enjoy the view, then scamper up the ridgeline and turn left to visit Lookout Point, Jeffrey's homestead remants, the East Overlook, then double back to visit Scout Troop 36 point, and Devils Overlook before returning to Mossy Gap and completing the loop through the fields and along the road back to the parking area.

jeffreyscliffs.org/

History & Background

Remnants of Jeffrey's homestead are still visible, as is the Tobacco drying apparatus.

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Chris W

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Morgans Cave
Dec 6, 2020 near Hawesville, KY
Tobacco Cave
Dec 6, 2020 near Hawesville, KY
Sandstone cliffs
Dec 6, 2020 near Hawesville, KY

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