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Best trails in Olive Hill

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Looking for a great trail near Olive Hill, Kentucky? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Carter Caves State Resort Park or Grayson Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Raven Rock State Nature Preserve or Armco Park. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Olive Hill ranging from 0.8 to 9.1 miles and from 738 to 1,115 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 Olive Hill
Top trails (10)
#1 - Three Bridges Trail
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Note: As of June 2020, the caves are closed due to COVID-19 measures.Show more
#2 - Carter Caves Cross Country Trail
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
This route starts at the Carter Caves Welcome Center and joins the Three Bridges trail for the last mile before completing the 4-hour loop. The 4-C's Trail begins at the Welcome Center, passes throuShow more
#3 - Carter Caves Natural Bridge
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Short trail, but one that is very interesting. It's reported to be the only natural bridge in Kentucky with a paved road over it. There is a crystal clear stream of water that runs through it along wiShow more
#4 - Clifty Falls Paddle Trail
Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Length: 4.1 mi
Clifty Falls Paddle Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Olive Hill, Kentucky that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for nShow more
#5 - Horn Hollow Trail
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 42 m
This hilly, but scenic trail takes you from the ridges into the streamless valley of Horn Hollow, where you see multiple cave entrances. This trail is especially rewarding during the spring wildflowerShow more
#6 - Box Canyon Trail
Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 24 m
For COVID 19 related hiking information, please follow this link: https://parks.ky.gov/covid-19-informationShow more
#7 - Kiser Hollow Trail
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 37 m
9 mile multi-use trail at Carter Caves State Park that starts and ends at the horse stables. This hike passes through the Tygart State Forest, the Smokey Creek valley and a couple old homesteads in KiShow more
#8 - Beech Hemlock and Lick Falls Loop
Grayson Lake State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Beech Hemlock and Lick Falls Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Olive Hill, Kentucky that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#9 - Tygarts Creek: Olive Hill to Hock's Nest
Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
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 iShow more
#10 - Kiser Hollow Trail
Carter Caves State Resort Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
Kiser Hollow Trail is a 8.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Olive Hill, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more