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Berea Forest Trail

Berea, KY

Berea Forest Trail is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Berea, KY that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Berea Forest Trail
6 days ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

Great trails in all and very nice views from overlook! I would recommend this spot to everyone!!!

on Berea Forest Trail
27 days ago

9 Completed7 Reviews

Great set of trails, with some steep areas that our dogs had a hard time with. Lots of places to sit in the shade and enjoy the views with snacks or lunch. There are NO restrooms anywhere in the parking or hiking area though!! Decent amount of litter and some of the overlooks need a trim of overgrowth too unfortunately. . .

on Berea Forest Trail
28 days ago

hiking
15 Completed15 Reviews

Trails are well kept and marked. Steady to steep inclines lead to views. Suggest going to East Pinnacle first then Indian Fort Lookout. Wonderful views of KY hills. Going to Indian Fort first requires steep long hike up. West Pinnacle view was disappointing. Go early on weekends to avoid crowds. Take plenty of water. Be prepared to hike up quite a bit.

on Berea Forest Trail
30 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Very nice trail.

on West Pinnacle Trail
1 month ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Fantastic trails and views!

on West Pinnacle Trail
1 month ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

on Berea Forest Trail
1 month ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

on Berea Forest Trail
1 month ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

wonderful trail...had my dog along...we both enjoyed...the views were fantastic...

on West Pinnacle Trail
1 month ago

6 Completed7 Reviews

Good

on West Pinnacle Trail
1 month ago

6 Completed7 Reviews

on West Pinnacle Trail
1 month ago

hiking
4 Completed3 Reviews

Great trail, a bit steep but worth it for the views, three rock ledges at the top with no barrier, though.

on Berea Forest Trail
2 months ago

hiking
3 Completed1 Reviews

It was a clear hot day when we went and the canopy of the forest provided plenty of shade to keep us cool as the temperature rose. took my 2 year old along and she had a good time (WE DID NOT TAKE A STROLLER) Just a few places where we definitely had to carry her. I would not recommend a stroller on the trail although we saw several. There a several scenic stops along the way, great half day hike!

on West Pinnacle Trail
2 months ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

on Berea Forest Trail
2 months ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Some steep inclines but I great view and nice lookout spot! Worth every step :)

on West Pinnacle Trail
2 months ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

one of the best views in ky

on West Pinnacle Trail
3 months ago

trail running
4 Completed4 Reviews

Beautiful overlooks and fun scrambles up unique rock formations. I hit all the major overlooks in one run and enjoyed every bit of it.

on West Pinnacle Trail
3 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Love the View!

on Berea Forest Trail
3 months ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Went up the harder west pinnacle trail and had a great day. Challenging areas and beautiful lookouts. All and all intermediate

on Berea Forest Trail
4 months ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

Beautiful area! Lots of options for shorter hikes or you can do them all and get a couple good miles in. One of the trails is closed I think?

on Berea Forest Trail
4 months ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Amazing views. Can't believe I've lived in Kentucky all my life and have never known about these trails until now. We went to the West Pinnacle. Well worth the hike. I plan to return here again and again in every season to take more beautiful pictures.