Turkey Foot OHV Route For ATV Riding
The 8th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Kentucky.
Friday 24 June 2016 04:12 GMT
Near McKee in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Turkey Foot OHV Route is a 9 mile stretch of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. It is a fifty inch wide, single lane trail with two-way traffic. The grades are moderate (under 30%). Most of the route is through wooded terrain. Riders will encounter some areas where the trail passes through briar thickets. Surface of the trail is relatively smooth with some rocky sections and mud. It is generally suitable for novice and intermediate riders. Turkey Foot Campground is located at the eastern end of the route. There is no water available at the campground, which is open April to November.
This route is one road mile from the S-Tree Route.
To reach the trailhead from McKee, head north on SR89 for 3 miles. Turn right heading east on FS4 and follow the signs to Turkey Foot Campground. This route is near the Big South Fork recreation area.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is prohibited on all Forest Service roads.
Overall, Turkey Foot OHV Route is the 8th most popular ATV riding trail of all 15 ATV trails in Kentucky. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Turkey Foot OHV Route including White Sulpher ATV Trail, Renfro OHV Route, S-Tree OHV Route, Redbird Crest Trail, Daniel Boone Trail System and Big Dog ATV Route.