Best trails in Fairdale

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Looking for a great trail near Fairdale, Kentucky? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, 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 O'Bannon Woods State Park or Charlestown State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Harrods Creek Park or Cherokee Park. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Fairdale ranging from 1.9 to 10.6 miles and from 577 to 882 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 Fairdale
Top trails (11)
#1 - Horine Reservation Red Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
This is a very well maintained loop located in the Horine Reservation of Jefferson Memorial Forest. Just like all of the other trails within the forest, it has very clear trail markers with the trailShow more
#2 - Siltstone Trail
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 6 h 22 m
The Siltstone Trail traverses the knobs of southern Jefferson County, topping out on some of the areas highest points. The trail can be hiked from either end, and is an easy shuttle if you have a hikiShow more
#3 - Mitchell Hill Trail
Fairdale, Kentucky
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
This is a short loop that spurs off from the Yost Ridge Trail. It leads down to a nice lake with a great area for a picnic. No fishing allowed in lake. The trail then loops back up the ridge to Yost.Show more
#4 - Coral Ridge Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Coral Ridge Loop is a 2.7 mile loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also abShow more
#5 - Purple Heart Trail
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
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,Show more
#6 - Yost Ridge, Coral Ridge, and Holsclaw Hill Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
This trail begins at the Welcome Center of Jefferson Memorial Forest and winds its way up a ridge to an awesome view of Louisvilles skyline. Continue on to Mitchell Hill Trail and the Horine ReservatShow more
#7 - Holsclaw Hill Loop via Coral Ridge Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Holsclaw Hill Loop via Coral Ridge Loop is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#8 - Yost Ridge, Mitchell Hill Lake Loop, and Orange Trail Loop
Horine Reservation
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
This route is a loop encompassing part of the Yost Ridge Trail and all of the Orange and Mitchell Hill Lake Loops before returning to the starting point. There is parking at the Welcome Center in theShow more
#9 - Tom Wallace Lake Loop
Tom Wallace Recreation Area
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
Fishermen use this trail to access areas around Tom Wallace Lake, but it’s also a good trail to take younger kids on. There is also a playground at the trailhead. There aren’t markings on this trail aShow more
#10 - Button Mold View via Holsclaw Hill Loop
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Button Mold View via Holsclaw Hill Loop is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fairdale, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
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