Pinch-Em-Tight 223

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky

Distance2.1mi
Elevation Gain987ft
Trailhead Elevation1,257ft
Top1,289ft
Elevation Min/Max1152/1289ft
Elevation Start/End1257/1257ft

Pinch-Em-Tight 223

Pinch-Em-Tight (#223) is a hiking trail in Wolfe County and Powell County, Kentucky. It is within Daniel Boone National Forest. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,257 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 987 feet. Along the trail there is a forest. This trail connects with the following: Rush Ridge Ft 227, Rough Trail Ft 221, Buck Trail (#226) and Rough Trail (#221).

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Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge (Menasha Ridge Press)
Sean Patrick Hill
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"In 2010, a fire roared through this area, burning a great deal of the forests along Rush Ridge, though the Pinch-Em-Tight Ridge was spared. This loop follows both ridges, providing chances to see both the open high-elevation forests along the Pinch-Em-Tight Trail and the recovering burn on Rush Ridge, whose fire-opened canopies allow views over the surrounding ridges and ravines." Read more

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Trail Information

Daniel Boone National Forest
Nearby City
Daniel Boone National Forest
Parks
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Local Contacts
USGS: Slade
Local Maps

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Dec 2018