Natural Bridge and Hood Branch Trail

#1 of 10 trails in Natural Bridge State Park

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Natural Bridge and Hood Branch Trail is a 5.4 mile loop trail located near Slade, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Kevin Monaghan (273)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Easy to find driving. Long hike, for an amateur. A lot to see on the way, view from the top is amazing! There was a sky-lift there, but it was not open when we went. There are also stairs you can take, we used them on the way down. Make sure to get a picture from the ground looking up at the Arch, it's impressive to say the least. Once on top, we got an awesome panoramic shot. There's also a super narrow passage you have to walk through in order to get up to the top which was strange and awesome!

Alyssa Narum (621)

24 Completed2 Reviews

This is a great hike with really cool geographical features. I highly suggest going during the autumn season when the leaves are changing. The views during that time are spectacular!

Jason Day (553)

8 Completed2 Reviews

Matt Scofield (97)

3 Completed1 Reviews

Russell Shouse (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Josh Hess (108)

7 Completed3 Reviews

This is one of my favorite trails in KY. Natural bridge is awesome, along with a lot of the other trails in the gorge. It's a wonderful hike, and I strongly recommend checking it out, if you haven't.

Kacey Hart (621)

11 Completed5 Reviews

We always have a great time on this trail and it is very family friendly. Lots of neat rock formations and spectacular views.

Kacey Hart (621)

11 Completed5 Reviews

We always have a great time on this trail and it is very family friendly. Lots of neat rock formations and spectacular views.

Kacey Hart (621)

11 Completed5 Reviews

We always have a great time on this trail and it is very family friendly. Lots of neat rock formations and spectacular views.

D N (179)

10 Completed7 Reviews

Great elevation changes and very scenic views. A good family hiking trip.

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