Backpack through the Daniel Boone National Forest to a number of unique rock formations.

Start out on Koomer Ridge Trail to see Hidden Arch. You will then head into the Right Fork Chimney Top Creek watershed, where you'll spend the night.

The next day, hike along Buck Ridge to Sheltowee Trace Trail. Gray's Arch is located off of this trail. After stopping at the arch, rejoin Sheltowee Trace. Camp the second night at lower Right Fork Chimney Top Creek.

The last day requires a steep climb to Koomer Ridge. The ridgeline will lead you back to the trailhead.

Photo Credit: US Forest Service – Southern Region

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Backpacking gear
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 10.7 Miles
Elevation Gain 40 Feet
Activities Camping, Backpacking, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Features
Dog Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic

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Beautiful Scenery

Gf and I did this hike several weeks ago from chimney rock toward the left there was another rock formation you can hike and climb up the rocks it was called half moon arch


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