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Best trails in Dawson Springs, Kentucky

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Looking for a great trail near Dawson Springs, Kentucky? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails, wildlife 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 Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park or Cave In Rock State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Canal Public Use Area or Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Dawson Springs ranging from 1 to 13 miles and from 433 to 652 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 Dawson Springs, Kentucky
Top trails (5)
#1 - Pennyrile Lake Trail
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Full Pennyrile Lake loop, plus the addition of Pennyroyal loop and Cane TrailsShow more
#2 - Saltpeter Cave and Falls
Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 23 m
This trail is in the Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area, where hunting is allowed during hunting season.Show more
#3 - Pennyrile Forest Trail
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 6 h 27 m
Presently, there is a portion of the Pennyrile Nature Trail beginning at the Tradewater Park/PNT Trailhead just off of Hwy 109 that is clear to the No Outlet Road. When approaching the No Outlet Road some choose to turn left on the No Outlet Road, continue and cross Hwy. 109, and continue down.Show more
#4 - Upper White Loop
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 50 m
#5 - Lower White Trail Loop
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m