Kentucky Tourism


Phase 1

Dawkins Line Rail Trail

Swamp Branch, Kentucky


First 18 miles of Kentucky's longest rails to trails project. Travels from Hager Hill to Royalton. Traveling from Royalton to Hager Hill, trail users will experience an elevation drop of several hundred feet, making it a great trip for all experience levels. Open to hikers, bikers and horseback riding. Four rustic trailheads, several benches and kiosks are located along this first section. Bike rentals are available from Pro Fitness, with locations in Prestonsburg and Royalton.

  • Length: 18 mi
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding

HWY 825
Swamp Branch, KY 41240

Region: Eastern
County: Johnson
Phone: 502-564-8110