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Best trails in Pine Ridge

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Looking for a great trail near Pine Ridge, Kentucky? AllTrails has 29 great hiking trails, trail 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 Natural Bridge State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve or Mill Creek Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Pine Ridge ranging from 0.7 to 12.3 miles and from 698 to 1,302 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 Pine Ridge
Top trails (29)
#1 - Red River Gorge: Rock Bridge Trail
Clifty Wilderness
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 46 m
Rock Bridge Trail is one of the most scenic trails in Red River Gorge, including the arch (the "rock bridge") for which the trail is named, and a beautiful waterfall on the way to the arch. HighlightShow more
#2 - Sky Bridge Red River Gorge
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 28 m
As scenic a view as you can find out into the Red River Gorge. This is an amazing natural bridge. There are a decent amount of stairs on this trek. Show more
#3 - Indian Staircase Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
The Staircase trail is a very special scenic area but the staircase itself is challenging for many. Be wary of bringing your pet up the staircase if they aren't used to climbing. Start by taking the Show more
#4 - Princess Arch Trail
Pine Ridge, Kentucky
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 19 m
Princess Arch Trail is a 0.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pine Ridge, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
#5 - Angel Windows Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 18 m
Sandy, hillside trail with some wet areas and some rocky areas.Show more
#6 - Rough Trail and Gray's Arch
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
The Rough Trail extends through the Red River Gorge Geological Area between KY 77 and KY 715. The trail climbs from stream-side to ridge-top and back down again several times.Show more
#7 - Silvermine Arch Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
This trail leaves the backpacker's parking area at Koomer Ridge Campground and follows a dry wooded ridge northeast to Silvermine Arch, a natural arch with a large waterfall below the cliff. A spur trShow more
#8 - Sheltowee Trace: Red River Gorge
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 6 h 19 m
Sheltowee Trace: Red River Gorge is a 12.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Pine Ridge, Kentucky that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#9 - Whistling Arch Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Whistling Arch Trail is a 0.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pine Ridge, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#10 - Whittleton Branch Trail
Natural Bridge State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Whittleton Branch Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pine Ridge, Kentucky that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used foShow more
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