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Best trails in Whitley City

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Looking for a great trail near Whitley City, Kentucky? AllTrails has 9 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 Cumberland Falls State Park or Cove Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Colditz Cove State Natural Area or Pulaski County Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Whitley City ranging from 0.6 to 6.3 miles and from 721 to 1,381 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 Whitley City
Top trails (9)
#1 - Yahoo Falls Trail
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Please note that road closures have been reported leading up to this trail. Show more
#2 - Princess Falls via Sheltowee Trace Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
#3 - Lick Creek Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
This route offer lots of great scenery and rock formations to explore. The waterfall can be dry at some periods because of the lack of rain. A great spot with beautiful scenery and geological features to explore!Show more
#4 - Panoramic Trail
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
#5 - Buzzard Rock Trail
Whitley City, Kentucky
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 40 m
#6 - Sheltowee Trace: Flat Rock to KY 700
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Park at Flat Rock Church between section 30 and 31 of the Sheltowee Trace.Show more
#7 - Cumberland River South Fork: Alum Ford Campground to Yamacraw
Daniel Boone National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi
#8 - Barren Fork Accessible Heritage Trail
Whitley City, Kentucky
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
#9 - Yamacraw-Yahoo Falls Backcountry Route
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
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Length: 23.6 mi • Est. 10 h 31 m