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Best trails in Daniel Boone National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky? AllTrails has 112 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 64 moderate trails in Daniel Boone National Forest ranging from 0.6 to 38.1 miles and from 695 to 1,804 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Van Hook Falls and Cane Creek Valley
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
Vanhook Falls, is located in Daniel Boone National Forest, Laurel County, Kentucky. This Sheltowee Trace trek enters the primitive Cane Creek Wildlife Management Area, descending to beautiful Cane CreShow more
#2 - Gray's Arch Trail Loop
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Note: The road to the trailhead may be closed due to COVID-19 measures. Hiking the loop counter clockwise is suggested since the path down from the escarpment is easier to see going downhill. It's aShow more
#3 - Auxier Ridge Trail to Courthouse Rock
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
Trail is subject to weather related closures. Please check road and park conditions before setting out for your hike. Show more
#4 - Indian Staircase Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
As of May 2020, users have reported that due to COVID-19, the trailhead parking lot is closed. The Staircase trail is a very special scenic area but the staircase itself is challenging for many. Be wShow more
#5 - Double Arch, Courthouse Rock and Auxier Ridge Loop
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 4 m
NOTE: As of March 2020, the trail is closed due to the Haystack Fire until 7/7/2020. From the trailhead go to double arch and then backtrack for about a half a mile. Then take the turn off for CourthShow more
#6 - Bark Camp Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
The Bark Camp Trail #413 in the Daniel Boone National Forest is located on London Ranger District and it follows the north side of Bark Camp Creek. The trail passes under rock shelters and cliffs. TheShow more
#7 - Double Arch Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
Double Arch Trail is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Stanton, Kentucky that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accesShow more
#8 - Pine Island Double Falls
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 33 m
This is a short trail down to a beautiful waterfall. Beware, users have reported that the trail gets very narrow, muddy, and steep. Note: This is a sensitive ecological area. When visiting, please beShow more
#9 - Hawk Creek Valley Suspension Bridge Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Sheltowee Trace Section 24 Hawk Creek of the Sheltowee Trace begins at the junction of I-75 and KY 909 on London Ranger District. The trail turns south and follows dry sandy ridges along old county roShow more
#10 - Chimney Top Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 19 m
This trail has both asphalt and gravel.Show more
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