Kentucky Tourism

Carter Caves Trails

Hiking Trail Rules and Guidelines

Facility & Trail Maps
Locate trails and more on Carter Caves' facility map, or use their interactive adventure map.

Weather Conditions

Ridgetop Trail

Carter Caves State Resort Park

Olive Hill, Kentucky


Multi use ridgetop trail within Tygart State Forest follows the border around a hardwood tree reforestation project. During the warm season users need to be prepared for tick and poison ivy encounters. The trail provides some great overlooks, especially during the fall and winter months. Avoid this trail or wear blaze orange during designated hunting seasons. Orange blazes mark trail.

  • Length: 3.4 mi
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding

344 Caveland Dr.
Olive Hill, KY 41164

Region: Eastern
County: Carter
Phone: 606-286-4411
Email: [email protected]