Backpack Chimney Top Loop

Kentucky Koomer Ridge Trailhead

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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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How to Get There

about 1 month ago

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

about 1 month ago

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Activities:

Camping, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

10.7 Miles

Elev. Gain:

40 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Dog Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic

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