Best trails in Campton

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Looking for a great trail near Campton, Kentucky? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 Natural Bridge State Park or Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mill Creek Wildlife Management Area or Red River Gorge Geological Area. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Campton ranging from 3.6 to 7.8 miles and from 728 to 1,250 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 Campton
Top trails (7)
#1 - Cloud Splitter Short Cut Tail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 43 m
Cloud Splitter Short Cut Tail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Campton, Kentucky that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#2 - Indian Staircase to Cloudsplitter
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
This hike involves walking along Red River Road to get back to the parking lot. The trail and rock scrambling up may be difficult, but it is definitely achievable and well worth reaching the top. TheShow more
#3 - Rough Trail #221
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 14.5 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
Rough Trail #221 is a 14.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Campton, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#4 - Copperas Falls [CLOSED]
Clifty Wilderness
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Park at the lot before concrete bridge by the bathroom and then you have to walk right to where copperas creek meets the road. Do not confuse copperas creek with the Red River and do not cross the briShow more
#5 - Rough Trail to Jump Rock
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
Rough Trail to Jump Rock is a 7.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Campton, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#6 - Rock Bridge and Lower Swift Camp Creek Trail [CLOSED]
Clifty Wilderness
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Rock Bridge and Lower Swift Camp Creek Trail [CLOSED] is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Campton, Kentucky that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#7 - Red Byrd Arch [CLOSED]
Clifty Wilderness
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Clifty Wilderness has a tentative reopening date of May 22, 2020. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more