Canal Loop Trail

MODERATE 34 reviews
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Canal Loop Trail is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kuttawa, Kentucky that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1177 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wildlife

mountain biking
6 days ago

hiking
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hiking
4 months ago

Great trail with great views of the lake and wildlife! Loved the backcountry policy on camping overnight! Will definitely return!

4 months ago

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7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

backpacking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

This was a great trail with some amazing views. The Lake Barkley side features more gently rolling hills while the Kentucky Lake side has steeper hills with some great mountain biking terrain. One huge negative was the hunters and their dogs we encountered directly on the trail near Forestry Service Road 102. One of the dogs blocked our path and bared its teeth, and it took several tense minutes for the owner to gain control. I'm all for licensed hunting in the park but not within 150 yards of the trails. This was an otherwise nice hike and rated moderate mostly for distance.

9 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Thursday, June 30, 2016

trail running
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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Monday, June 06, 2016

hiking
Sunday, April 10, 2016

This is an amazing trail! There are tons of animals to see, even eagles and coyotes. To read more about the trail and a detailed review, please visit my website:
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