Hiking The Sheltowee Trace Trail

The 3rd most popular hiking trail in Kentucky.

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East of Lexington in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail is a 90+ mile hiking trail. The Daniel Boone National Forest is located about 75 miles east of Lexington.

Overall, Sheltowee Trace Trail is the 3rd most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Kentucky. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Sheltowee Trace Trail including Cumberland Gap National Park, Indian/Spaas Creek Trail, Buckskin Trail and Redbird Crest Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Daniel Boone National Forest (606) 864-4163; Kentucky Tourism (800) 225-TRIP.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Kentucky" from Michael Brown

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Wildwood Lodge (615) 879-9454

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf/

Article Source:   Hiking The Sheltowee Trace Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=6888

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  6/24/2016

ID:  6888

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