Hiking The Otter Creek Park

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Kentucky.

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Southwest of Louisville near Brandenburg, the Otter Creek Park has the 9 mile Blue Trail that is through primitive park land along the Ohio River.

The park is accessible from Dixie Highway, just 14 miles south of the Gene Snyder Freeway. To reach the hiking trailhead from Louisville, follow US65 to Exit 125. Head west on the Gene Snyder Freeway (SR841). Take the Fort Knox Exit (Exit 1).Turn left at the stoplight. Follow this road (31W or Dixie Highway), for 13.5 miles, to Muldraugh KY. At the stoplight in Muldraugh, turn right onto KY Highway 1638 and continue to Otter Creek Park

Overall, Otter Creek Park is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Kentucky.

Otter Creek Park Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Otter Creek Park (502) 574-4583; Kentucky Tourism (800) 225-TRIP.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Kentucky" from Michael Brown

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Otter Creek Park Campground

Luxury Loding:  Otter Creek Park Cabins

Reference Source:  click here https://fw.ky.gov/

GPS:  37.531, -85.58459

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  6889

Otter Creek Park Hiking Map


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