Purple Heart Trail

MODERATE 16 reviews

Purple Heart Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
396 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

horseback riding

walking

forest

views

rocky

This a nice family friendly loop located in Jefferson Memorial Forest south of Louisville KY. The loop offers great ridgetop views of the city. As always with any trail in Jefferson Memorial Forest, this trail is well maintained and marked.

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29 days ago

between trail marker 3 and 4 there is supposed to be a look out somewhere. I didn't find if. nor did I fine trail marker 4 or 5. I was at 6 before I knew it. didnt set out to hike the whole loop but I don't regret it. hot day, good hike.

4 months ago

Sd

7 months ago

Kinda of tough but doable

Saturday, June 25, 2016

ok trail. it dead ends at falls.

hiking
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Good hike not a lot on the path

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