Jefferson Memorial Forest Yost Ridge to Mitchell Hill Lake

Fairdale, Kentucky

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Yost Ridge and Mitchell Hill Lake lie within the Paul Yost Recreation Area and the adjacent Horine Reservation, both part of the Jeff erson Memorial Forest, just southwest of Louisville. Th e trail leaves from the Welcome Center, climbs Yost Ridge, and then descends to Mitchell Hill Lake. Th is hike is popular on weekends during late spring and early fall, and after work when the days get long. Otherwise, you may fi nd you have the trail to yourself for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of a hardwood forest.

Jefferson Memorial Forest: Yost Ridge to Mitchell Hill Lake Professional Review and Guide

"Yost Ridge and Mitchell Hill Lake lie within the Paul Yost Recreation Area and the adjacent Horine Reservation, both part of the Jeff erson Memorial Forest, just southwest of Louisville. Th e trail leaves from the Welcome Center, climbs Yost Ridge, and then descends to Mitchell Hill Lake. Th is hike is popular on weekends during late spring and early fall, and after work when the days get long. Otherwise, you may fi nd you have the trail to yourself for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of a hardwood forest."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Fairdale
Distance: 3.3
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 1.2 hours
Season: Year-round
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Jefferson Memorial Forest

Jefferson Memorial Forest: Yost Ridge to Mitchell Hill Lake Reviews

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Very beautiful and well thought out making the most out of what mother nature offers with hardwood forest tucked into Kentucky's quite countryside.
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