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Best trails in Berea

771 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Berea, Kentucky? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Fort Boonesborough State Park or River Hill Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Raven Run Park or Berea College Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Berea ranging from 2.1 to 3.7 miles and from 928 to 1,295 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Berea
Top trails (9)
#1 - Indian Fort Lookout
Berea College Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
#2 - West Pinnacle Trail
Berea College Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
#3 - Robe Mountain and Basin Mountain
Berea College Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 31 m
#4 - West Pinnacle, Robe Mountain, and Basin Mountain Loop
Berea College Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h
This trail is a heart pumper. Multiple areas with steep hills to climb and multiple uphill rock scrambles requiring 4 point hand and foot support especially as you get closer to Basin Mountain. There are multiple areas for rock climbing as well.Show more
#5 - Welch Mountain
Berea College Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
#6 - Indian Fort, West Pinnacle and Pinnacles Multi-Use Loop
Berea College Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
#7 - Berea College Cross Country Running Trail
Berea College Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
The majority of the route is on relatively flat trails. Some trails are narrow when you start to make the loop that leads you back to the bridge. Show more
#8 - John B. Stephenson Memorial Trail
Berea, Kentucky
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m
#9 - Indian Fort Theatre Trail
Berea College Forest
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
Trail is easy, mostly paved, walking trail that loops behind the amphitheater and follows gravel roadway along the valley. Small bridge to cross stream Show more