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Natural Bridge and Hood Branch Trail

Slade, KY

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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Otter Creek Trail
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Pretty crappy trails. But a beautiful hike.

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Wranglers Campground LBL
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great

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Shanty Hollow Lake
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Awesome! One of my favorite hiking spots. Love how it has both easy and more difficult trails. I always try to pick up any trash i see, usually around the beginning of the trail. Great spot though. Beautiful throughout and the waterfall serves as a great reward at the end!

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Sky Bridge Red River Gorge
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

The 1 mile loop for Sky Bridge is one of the easiest hikes I've done yet. There are a couple of overlooks before parking and at the beginning of the trail. Not the most awe inspiring views from the overlooks. The "Sky Bridge" is a very short distance from parking, you can go on top & underneath it. There's a dirt path that follows the side of the bridge, it looks unofficial but it's cool to check it out especially if there's too many people on the actual path. Apparently there is a waterfall in the area, didn't look for it, but it's definitely not on the 1 mile loop. There's a lot of graffiti and a good amount of people/tourists. One direction on the loop has about 4 flights of stairs leading back to the parking lot.

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Fort Thomas landmark tree trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun moderate level trail. Enjoyed looking at the different species of trees marked along the trail

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Kentucky River Palisades Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great trail for solitude. My son and I did the loop twice, and over the course of 3 hours, we didn't encounter anyone. The views are limited this time of year because of the foliage. I would recommend fall or winter.

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Shanty Hollow Lake
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

A favorite for my family. There are lots of places to.go off trail and explore, but take a plastic bag and pick up some garbage while you are there. Makes for a fun afternoon.

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Purple Heart Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Mitchell Hill Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

great for a short hike!! slight changes in elevation keep it from being too boring but it's definitely not a strenuous hike. this trail is especially beautiful during the rain

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Lower Holly Loop Trail
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31 Completed 30 Reviews

Easy trails. Who knew that there are two waterfalls at the park.

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