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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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Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
2.5 miles, connects trail 2 & 7, may be accessed from trail 8, 2, or at Ky 90 near park entrance, abundance of spring wildflowers, some sections quite steep
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
4.5 miles, begins across KY 90 at trail 9 (Eagle Falls) parking lot, several branches off of main trail, be sure to follow signage, gradual climb uphill until reaching top of ridge…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
0.5 mile trail that allows campers to reach the falls and river. Also leads to cabin area 2, Trail 2 and 4.
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
1 mile, self guided nature trail, trailhead located in front of Dupont Lodge, connects with trail 5 and will lead to Cabin area 2, trail ends back at lodge parking lot
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
.5 mile, begins at picture display in front of Dupont Lodge, most popular route to falls, excellent view of river and Gatliff Bridge, total descent of 200 ft, ends at falls parking…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
5 miles, trailhead at far end of picnic area, follows river upstream for 2 miles, continues along an old logging road, trail will intersect with Moonbow, ends at falls parking area
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
This trail is 1.5 miles and is the only trail leading to Eagle Falls. Hikers follow the cliff line for much of the trail to one of the best views of Cumberland Falls. After…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
0.25 mile trail that begins at end of cabin area 1 and ends at trail #6 near Gatliff Bridge overlook.
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
10.8 miles, begins at Cumberland Falls, ends at mouth of Laurel River, section of Sheltowee Trace #2, 2 miles below falls the trail junctions with trail 2, can be made into 7 mile…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
A .125- to .5-mile, 2 trails that connect trails # 2, 11, &12, trail splits with both paths leading to river.
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country