Daniel Boone
National Forest

Daniel Boone National Forest is the only national forest completely within the boundary of Kentucky. Established in 1937, it was originally named the Cumberland National Forest, after the core region called the Cumberland Purchase Unit. About 2,100,000 acres (8,500 km2) are contained within its current proclamation boundary, of which 706,000 acres (2,860 km2) are owned and managed by the United St…
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The Auxier - Courthouse Loop has been a natural attractor for hikers for years. …
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This is a short, easy walk to a stunning view. The trail ends atop a sandstone p…
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This loop offers beautiful views of what is locally known as the "Pinch-Em-Tight…
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This is a popular route all year round but especially in the spring when the wil…
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Hikers will love this more gentle, and better-maintained section of the Sheltowe…
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The Hood Branch Loop has it all: stiff climbing, technical rock gardens, and nic…
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This loop traverses part of the 7 mile Swift Camp Creek Trail #219 to its connec…
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This iteration of the Bald Rock Loop includes all of the existing singletrack in…
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From the Trailhead #1 to Dog Slaughter Falls and back, the total distance is abo…
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While not frequently used, this trail section is a lovely escape from the every …
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