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Tygarts Creek: Olive Hill to Hock's Nest

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Olive Hill, Kentucky

Tygarts Creek: Olive Hill to Hock's Nest is a 13.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Olive Hill, Kentucky that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, birding, and canoeing and is accessible year-round.

Length 13.1 mi Elevation gain 538 ft Route type Point to Point

Nature trips

Paddle sports

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

River

Views

No dogs

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Reviews (9)
Photos (20)
Recordings (6)
Completed (12)
Woody Woods
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Paddle sports

First time on the creek. Had a great time. I’m assuming water was swifter than normal, days prior to the float the area received moderately heavy rain. Do not know what it is like during normal conditions, but will float it again.

William F.
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We put in in the middle of 64 great trip took out at bridge on 60 awsome ride

Sarah Ison
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Paddle sports

Great water trail for kayaking. Water can be shallow in summer. Attractions along this trail include a suspension bridge and a small cave.

Corey B.
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Paddle sports
Danny Glass
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Paddle sports
First to Review

I went on this trail about 5 times last summer (2011) and each time was more amazing. The awesome cliff lines after the I-64 bridge to Carter Caves are breath taking. Some cliffs are in my guess are 150'-200'. The water is crystal clear in the summer time and green in the spring and fall.

Cody Withrow
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Hiking
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William Prince
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Hiking
Corey B.
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Mark Ashley
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Paddle sports
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