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Ned Branch Trail is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near London, Kentucky that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking and walking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 5.1 mi Elevation gain 606 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Hiking Walking Forest Partially paved River Views Wildlife
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Jordan Neikirk
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A word of caution: There are a lot of downed trees on the trail. The trail is mostly unmarked and rarely used, so unless you are an experienced hiker, I'd go to another trail. There is also no sign to tell you to turn left when you see the bridge; that wouldn't be too bad if there was a map of the trail at the parking area. You also can't complete the full 9 Mile loop as described in the Hiking Kentucky book which brings you out from the trail across the parking area. One of the trails from the campground back to your vehicle is still closed and has been for years. The scenery around Ned's branch is pretty, and the bridge that crosses the branch is pretty cool. It would be a nice adventure if it were better maintained and it's sister trails reopened.

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Lela Simms
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HikingBlowdownBugsOver grown

This trail is the worst. Campground is closed. It had washed up trash all over so over taken over with weeds we gave up.

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Nicolette Pendry
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This trail should be an out and back and not a loop... sure the trail keeps going, but it’s a 3 mile hike on the paved road back to wherever you parked your car. We didn’t follow the gps maps all the way and parked the car at the official trailhead on the side of the road, so our last three miles was spent walking up the hill from the campground. The beginning of the trail however, was beautiful and fairly easy. This trail really is not well marked so follow the path on AllTrails map! The creek along the way is beautiful!

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Chris Roberts
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Kelcy Kelcy Arnold
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