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Trails

There’s no experience quite like hiking the finest trails in The Bluegrass State. No matter what type of hiker you are, you’ll find a trail to enjoy here. Our state parks offer access to everything from family-friendly nature trails of only a few miles to multi-week long-distance backpacking adventures where you can really rough it.
 

These trails can show you a lot of things: local wildlife and flora, incredible geologic displays, fun and secluded backpacker campsites and much more. 
 

Browse the state parks below to find your next great hike and start planning your trip today, whether it’s for a few hours or a few days. See you at the trailhead!

Kentucky Parks Trails

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
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…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
2 mile linear trail, must walk section of the Lena Madesin trail to reach trailhead, outlet is located near beach parking lot.
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Guided trail rides are offered from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm seven days a week during the summer. Rides leave on the hour, except at twelve noon. $18.00 per person.
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
.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…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
1/3 mile trail serves as access to the beach from the camping sites, trailhead at end of Wilderness Trail.
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
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…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands