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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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627 Commission Circle
.35 mile, self guided trail, interesting geological formations and faults along trail, travels beneath what was once water line for an inland sea, frequent grade changes, smooth…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
627 Commission Circle
1.25 mile, extends from lower end of Laurel Lake to Grassy Creek, follows length of stream its named after, terrain is flat from lake to the Notches, last .5 mile is through…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
627 Commission Circle
12 miles, stack loop system, rides may vary in length, good climbs and lengthy downhill runs, moderate-difficult rating
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
627 Commission Circle
1.5 miles, lines base of cliffs 350 ft below overlooks, last .5 mile is rocky, offers different perspective on rock cliffs, moderate difficulty.
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
627 Commission Circle
1 mile, extremely steep trail, numerous switchbacks, eventually descends to more gentle grade along river, trail rated difficult
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians