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Lake Barkley Trails

Hiking Trail Rules and Guidelines

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


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Wagon Wheel Trail (0.3 miles)    Difficulty:
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
1/3 mile trail serves as access to the beach from the camping sites, trailhead at end of Wilderness Trail
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3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
.75 mile, foot traffic only, trailhead located below the lodge's playground, looped trail, numbered stations that correlate with a trail booklet, scenic views of the lake and a swinging bridge
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Blue Springs Trail (1.5 miles)    Difficulty:
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
1.5 miles, linear trail, trailhead can be found along paved pathway that leads to the Little River Annex, outlet located at bottom across from fitness center, wildlife viewing area located near the lake
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Cedar Grove Trail (2 miles)    Difficulty:
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
2 mile linear trail, must walk section of the Lena Madesin trail to reach trailhead, outlet is located near beach parking lot
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Wilderness Trail (2.4 miles)    Difficulty:
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
2.4 mile linear trail, must also be reached by way of the Lena Madesin Trail, outlet lies just north of the stables, at trails end cross paved road and reenter woods near water tower
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Lake Barkley Riding Stables (1.5 miles)    Difficulty:
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY
Guided trail rides are offered from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm seven days a week. Rides leave on the hour, except at twelve noon. $18.00 per person.
  • Horseback Riding

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