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A loop that offers several switchback sections and gorgeous lake views.


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4.5

Miles

7.3

KM

Loop

861' 262 m

High

780' 238 m

Low

285' 87 m

Up

285' 87 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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Closes during Kentucky's Modern Gun Season.

Need to Know

Parking is currently at the Stiles Ford Trailhead off of Stiles Ford Rd in Hodgenville, KY. Near Hodgenville, KY for post-hike refreshments and refueling.

Description

This trail offers it all: flat sections along the wetlands area, gorgeous lake views, several gulleys that feature some switchbacks and descents. Shortcuts exist along the trail to eliminate some of the more technical sections as well. Can be connected with the Big Woods Trail for an approximate nine-mile ride.

Contacts

Land Manager: City of Hodgenville, KY

Shared By:

Knob Creek Conservancy

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#55

in Kentucky

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Bridge connecting the Big Woods trail to the Lakeside Trail
Apr 18, 2022 near Hodgenv…, KY
Sunset over McDougal Lake
Apr 18, 2022 near Hodgenv…, KY

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