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General Butler Trails

Facility & Trail Maps
Locate trails and more on General Butler's facility map, or use their interactive adventure map.


Weather Conditions
HIKING TRAIL ADVISORY: All trails at the park are closed due to work going on at the park except for the Butler Lake Trail. Please check with the front desk at the lodge for updates on trail openings and closings.
Boy Scout Trail (0.25 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
.25 mile trail connects Butler-Turpin State Historic House to the Fossil Trail, hiking alternative to acceess fossil trail, Stone entrance gate, lodge
  • Hiking

Woodland Trail (1.5 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
1.5 miles looped trail, access is available at many points throughout the park, mature woodland forest of large tulip trees, beech and hickory, many popular wildflowers and bushes along trail
  • Hiking

Fossil Trail (4.5 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
4.5 miles looped trail, 3 access points, much of trail crosses open fields, old hardwood forests behind stone overlook which is highest point in county, open to bikers April-November
  • Hiking

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