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Best trails in Paintsville

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Explore the most popular trails near Paintsville with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Paintsville
Top trails (4)
#1 - Dawkins Line Rail Trail
Paintsville, Kentucky
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Length: 17.5 mi • Est. 7 h 45 m
Most recently a coal-hauling line owned by the R.J. Corman Equipment Company, the railroad corridor was originally constructed in the early 1900s by the Dawkins Lumber Companyhence the trail's nameto Show more
#2 - Red Jacket-Concord Trail
Paint Creek Park, Paintsville KY
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
An 8.1 mile loop trail along the hilltops and ridges of downtown Paintsville, this trail will take you to Flat Rock and Skull Rock Overlooks. Then, it's all downhill to Thealka where you will join theShow more
#3 - Skull Rock Trail
Paintsville, Kentucky
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Skull Rock Trail is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Paintsville, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#4 - Levisa Fork: Paintsville to Ulysses
Paintsville, Kentucky
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Length: 22.1 mi
Levisa Fork: Paintsville to Ulysses is a 22.1 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Paintsville, Kentucky that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used Show more