Rough Trail Ft 221

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky

Elevation Gain804ft
Trailhead Elevation1,223ft
Elevation Min/Max834/1227ft
Elevation Start/End1223/1223ft

Rough Trail Ft 221

Rough Trail Ft 221 is a hiking trail in Wolfe County and Powell County, Kentucky. It is within Daniel Boone National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 1,223 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 804 feet. Near the end of the trail are a cliff and a forest. This trail connects with the following: Rush Ridge Ft 227, Gray's Arch Trail, Rough Trail, Ft 221, Gray's Arch Trail, Ft 205, Pinch-Em-Tight (#223) and Boone Hut Trail, Ft 209.

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Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge (Menasha Ridge Press)
Sean Patrick Hill
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"The Rough Trail, without a doubt, lives up to its name. That said, it is also likely the single-best long trail in the whole of the Red River Gorge. To do the whole trail demands endurance, as the path climbs no less than five ridges. Still, it can be done in a single day, or it can be tackled as a backpacking adventure." Read more

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Trail Information

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

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Dec 2018