Discovery Trail

Park Activities

  • Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Discovery Trail
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091
Union, KY
Northern Kentucky River Region


The Discovery Trail is a 4.5 mile trail mosaic comprised of all the park’s hiking trails combined into continuous circuit. Collectively, the trails pass through grasslands, woodlands, a woody savanna, the salt-sulfur springs, and the bison viewing area.
  • Big Bone Creek Trail: 1 mile, easy.
  • Bison Trace Trail: .5 mile, easy.
  • Cedar Run Trail: .5 mile, easy.
  • Corralberry Trail: 2 miles, moderate.
  • Gobblers Trace Trail: .5 mile, moderate.
Trail Details
  • Length (mi.): 4.5