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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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Kingdom Come State Park
Easy .1 mile – Considered easy because of the trails short length, the trail starts across the road from a picnic area along the Little Shepherd Trail and proceeds uphill to 12…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Moderate .25 mile – Starting from the Playground walk uphill along the main Park Road to find the start of Groundhog Trail. The first part of this trail runs gently uphill, but the…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Difficult .6 mile – Walk around the Lake from the Gift Shop and follow the service road on the other side pass the Dam to find the start of Ivy Trail. The steady climb of this…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Easy .25 mile - While not an “official” trail a walkway around the Park’s Lake does exist and is easy walking the entire way.
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Easy .25 mile – Park at the Park’s Gift Shop and a short walk around the Lake will take you to the start of Laurel Trail. This service road will take you to the base of Raven Rock,…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Moderate .5 mile – Parking for this trail can be found in 3 different locations, the Gazebo, Log Rock, and the turn above the Shelterhouse Area. Walking from the Gazebo the trail…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Difficult .9 mile – The only other trail on the Park besides Log Rock which both ends can be accessed from roads or parking areas is also the most difficult trail on the Park. If…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Moderately Difficult .4 mile – Running from the Playground to the base of Raven’s Rock this trail starts off with a sharp uphill section until crossing over into the watershed off…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Moderate .5 mile – Park at Halcomb Overlook for the start of this trail. Your first impression of Possum Trail will be that the trail should be rated easy for the Trail is downhill…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
502 Park Rd.
Difficult .4 mile – Like Raven Rock Trail this trail can only be accessed by hiking another trail first. The trail goes from the base of Raven’s Rock to the top of Raven’s Rock by…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country