Harrod's Creek Trail

MODERATE 45 reviews
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Harrod's Creek Trail is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Prospect, Kentucky that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
223 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

Nice, easy hike that’s easy for the everyone to do. Even the kiddos can master this one. The creek was closed from the flooding when I went, but when you can access the creek, it’s fun to let the kids and dogs play around.

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful trail. But, the best treat - - saw two pairs of American Bald Eagles doing a ballet overhead. When I got lower by the creek, one large Male Eagle was perched in a tree. What a site to behold! Fantastic hike and great way to spend a winter morning in late January.

3 months ago

Perfect trails to hike with your dog.

4 months ago

Well maintained trail. Moderately challenging run.

hiking
6 months ago

Love this park because it is never busy! The start/end is a bit steep, but you can drive down to the parking lot if that's an issue for you. Most people have their (well-behaved) dogs off leash.

hiking
7 months ago

great trails and signs, impossible to get lost

hiking
9 months ago

Nice trail for a quick hike. Went with our two young kids. Great morning activity, friendly passerbys.

9 months ago

Great hike!

10 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

Prospect gem...well maintained and managed. Outstanding trails to hike with your dog.

10 months ago

Excellent hike thru the woods that ends at the creek. Good place for my dog to romp around. Fallen tree blocked early part of the trail as of 5/30/17 but perfectly maintained thereafter.

trail running
Saturday, April 08, 2017

Really nice park with good trails. My new favorite trail running training spot.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

loved this hike it was the best hike I've been on that I've found so far it's amazing for wildlife absolutely beautiful the trails were clearly marked we took Blue Trail down and orange trail out it was just really calm no people really peaceful Birds everywhere even seen a crane eating fish was just an amazing adventure rock walls were cool it was just amazing I will go many many more times Trail was rated moderate but I didn't find it to be very hard at all

hiking
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Unexpectedly beautiful park in the center of a prominent neighborhood. Park has great moderate trails and a beautiful creek! We hiked all 4trails (blue, green, red, orange), red and green dead end, but blue and orange are great there and backs. 5stars!

Monday, February 06, 2017

It was very nice change of pace from walking sidewalks. :)

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