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Otter Creek Trail is a 8.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Brandenburg, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 8.6 mi Elevation gain 721 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Mountain biking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Forest Views Wild flowers Wildlife Muddy Fee
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Waypoints (2)

It's $3 for day use. Caves, streams, wildlife, rivers, you name it. This trail is only open Wednesday - Sunday. Children 12 and under are free.

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Reviews (178)
Photos (118)
Recordings (151)
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Tiff Howell
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Joe Stack
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Amazing trail, beautiful scenery

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Mantix Ffxi
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Chris Haas
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Angela Day
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Laura DeLancey
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HikingFee

Lovely romp in the woods, much of it along a creek. Trail is well marked most of the time.

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Kirk Harms
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Adam Gassman
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Bushy and overgrown in some areas. Also trail not marked well or covered by felled branches at some points. Went in a circle for about 5 mins trying to reckon. Good trail though, beautiful views along the creek.

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Jeff Crady
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Rustic but welcoming with good vistas for ambling.

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Angela Day
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Kimberly Barr
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Overall, trail is in good shape. there's a few sections that are overgrown but still followable.

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Nick Murphy
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Roger Wheatley
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Michael Mcdaniel
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Nice. Should have worn shorts

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Clay Calvert
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Beautiful trail for hiking BUT not good for biking at all. Lots of roots, washed out sections, rocks and overgrown.

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Tara Kinney
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Karie Frederick
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HikingBlowdownBugsFeeGreat!MuddyOver grown

Thankfully I read reviews before going. Trails are unkept in areas and pants should definitely be worn! Thank you for the review suggesting this :) At first we were a little disappointed following a road but once we got into the trail it was beautiful. Some reviews say this trail is easy, however, I think moderate is a good rating. There are some portions that are not "easy" and require some climbing and footing. Also, for dog lovers (we are!) we were thankful we decided to leave the dogs at home on this one. Thunder storm came in about 6.5 miles in and it got wet fast and shoes soaked (even gortex) it was very peaceful though! One portion wasn't marked too well and we got off track for a while. All in all we would do this trail again.

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Amber Hutchebs
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The trail was nice. Not too strenuous. Morgan’s cave is a pretty intense side trek from the trail. Apparently the blue hole is a swimming area, not a blue hole. Who knew? We added to the hike with a couple of trips around the camp ground to make 15 miles.

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Laura Morris
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Amanda Sell
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Tegan Carman
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Scenic driving

Wonderful and spacious

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