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Best trails in Jefferson County Memorial Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Jefferson County Memorial Forest, Kentucky? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail 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 9 moderate trails in Jefferson County Memorial Forest ranging from 1.8 to 10.6 miles and from 518 to 889 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Horine Reservation Red Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
This is a very well maintained loop located in the Horine Reservation of Jefferson Memorial Forest. Just like all of the other trails within the forest, it has very clear trail markers with the trailShow more
#2 - Scotts Gap Loop Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Scotts Gap Loop Trail is a 3.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#3 - Coral Ridge Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Coral Ridge Loop is a 2.7 mile loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also abShow more
#4 - Yost Ridge, Coral Ridge, and Holsclaw Hill Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
This trail begins at the Welcome Center of Jefferson Memorial Forest and winds its way up a ridge to an awesome view of Louisvilles skyline. Continue on to Mitchell Hill Trail and the Horine ReservatShow more
#5 - Purple Heart Trail via Siltstone Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
This trail is a 5.3 mile moderate hike combining a section of the Siltstone Trail with the Tom Wallace Lake, Loop and Purple Heart trails in the Tom Wallace Recreation Area of Jefferson Memorial ForesShow more
#6 - Scotts Gap to Bearcamp via Siltstone Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
Scotts Gap to Bearcamp via Siltstone Trail is a 7.3 mile out and back trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#7 - Horine Reservation Orange Trails
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
Horine Reservation Orange Trails is a 1.8 mile loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#8 - Holsclaw Hill Loop via Coral Ridge Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Holsclaw Hill Loop via Coral Ridge Loop is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#9 - Button Mold View via Holsclaw Hill Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Button Mold View via Holsclaw Hill Loop is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#10 - Blue Trail [CLOSED]
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
The trail is located in the Paul Yost section of the Forest. This section contains a network of loop trails including the Mitch McConnell Loop (5.4 miles), and a series of horse trails. No matter Show more