Best Hiking in Kentucky

This list represents the most popular hiking in Kentucky. Use this list to plan your next Kentucky hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

A commanding ridgetop view of the Red River Gorge and an unusual rock arch are the chief ...
Deer, wildflowers, and a good number of ups and downs are your companions on this long ...
Five different overlooks connected by this moderate ridgeline trail provides striking ...
Pleasantly wooded ridges and hollows with limited views north toward the Ohio River and ...
Natural Arch is one of Kentucky’s largest and provides a dramatic send-off for this walk ...
This loop hike has a lot of ups and downs, literally. Leave the Grays Arch trailhead and ...
This short walk down to the banks of the Kentucky River allows you to admire the towering ...
This end-to-end backpack travels through the Red River Gorge Scenic Area. From Whittleton ...
The caves beneath Kentucky’s Carter County have been drawing visitors for a long, long ...
If you want a magnificent view west and north into the Kentucky Bluegrass region, this ...
This overnight loop traverses the south side of the Red River Gorge. Start on the Koomer ...
A grand view of the Ohio River is the top prize of this hike on a bluff above the river ...
Kentucky’s highest waterfall, a 70-foot-wide natural arch, and a walk along Big South ...
These loop trails offer quiet contemplative walking in a less visited area of Mammoth ...
Fort Knox, famous as the nation’s gold depository, is a 170-square-mile army training ...
Natural Bridge Trail is a hiking trail in Powell County, Kentucky. It is within Daniel ...
This hike consists of two separate but nearby loops on wooded ridges with wild flowers ...
This section of the Trace travels the stretch of the Big South Fork River corridor in ...
This Sheltowee Trace hike leads down to a streamside environment where nature has been ...
This Sheltowee Trace trek enters the primitive Cane Creek Wildlife Management Area, descending ...
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