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Jamestown, Kentucky

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Jamestown

  • Parkers Lake, Kentucky

    Hike to Natural Arch in Daniel Boone National Forest

    1 mi / 300 ft gain
    Natural Arch is located in the Daniel Boone National Forest near the border of Tennessee and Kentucky. Once you get inside of the park there are many picnic tables and other areas to eat and sit and paths to walk on. The main attraction of the park however is the 100 foot wide arch that spans ove...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Rock Creek Loop

    6.76 mi / 1043 ft gain
    Rock Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Oneida, Tennessee.
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hazard Cave and Natural Bridge Trail

    2.33 mi / 240 ft gain
    Hazard Cave and Natural Bridge Trail is a loop trail combining two of the major attractions of Pickett CCC Memorial State Park located near Jamestown, Tennessee. This hike is about two and a third miles, with 240 feet of elevation gain. It will take a little over an hour to complete the loop if y...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Natural Bridge Loop

    1.05 mi / 148 ft gain
    This trail is located in Pickett State Park which is a close neighbor to Big South Fork National Recreation Area. This is one of the many trailheads that connect to the Natural Bridge loop however, this trailhead is the closest to the natural bridge. From the road it is only a few hundred feet wa...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hike to Indian Rockhouse

    0.4 mi / 65 ft gain
    This hike is a great, short hike for all ages. It shows the sandstone formation of the area very well and features a large cliff, an overhang, and a small stream at the bottom. The hike is only 0.4 of a mile total and has a small elevation change. It is probably the easiest hike in this area.  Th...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hazard Cave Loop

    5.0
    1.51 mi / 210 ft gain
    Hazard Cave is a gorgeous very large sandstone formation. The hike is located in Pickett State Park which is right next to Big South Fork National Recreation Area. This hike is the shortest option to get to Hazard Cave. If you are looking for a longer hike you can take the entire loop hike to get...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Twin Arches Loop

    1.22 mi / 177 ft gain
    The trail starts at the parking lot which has some nice bathrooms and a nice small picnic area that is open year-round. From the trailhead, you will follow the signs that will lead you to a short mostly flat, 7-mile hike to the first arch. Once you get to the first arch there is a small area with...
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Backpack to Angel Falls Overlook in the Big South Fork

    4.0
    6.4 mi / 800 ft gain
    Starting at a very small parking space, you head onto a fairly overgrown trail for half a mile. The trail then begins to thin out and is not as overgrown. Keeping a steady incline, you almost instantly feel the burn in your calves.  At around 2 miles in, there is a single grave from a baby that l...
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  • McCreary County, Kentucky

    Photograph Cumberland Falls

    5.0
    The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is home to several waterfalls, with the Cumberland Falls being the largest, most prominent, and most well known. It is also called the Niagara of the South due to its size and volume of water flow. It is famous for being the only place in the Western Hemisph...
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  • Williamsburg, Kentucky

    Eagle Falls, Cumberland Falls SRP

    4.8
    1.89 mi / 699 ft gain
    Rated easy to moderate, this hike does have lots of stairs. Rated easy to moderate, this hike does have lots of stairs. Along the way to Eagle Falls you will pass one of the best views of Cumberland Falls. Part of the lower trail may at times be muddy or inaccessible due to water levels.
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Short hike to East Rim Overlook

    0.2 mi / 50 ft gain
    This trail is located in Big South Fork National Recreation Area. This is more of a walk than a hike. The entire trail is paved except for the wooden boardwalk overlook at the end. The overlook shows the gorgeous views of the river valley and some of the rock formations in the area. The trail is ...
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  • Williamsburg, Kentucky

    Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower

    5.0
    1.46 mi / 105 ft gain
    The trial-head for this hike had a very small parking area but there is some extra parking on down the road where you can park then walk to the start. The trail starts relatively flat with a small incline. As you go on it climbs slowly until you reach the steps that start the accent. There are ab...
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  • Corbin, Kentucky

    Dog Slaughter Falls

    4.0
    2.32 mi / 417 ft gain
    Getting There When headed towards Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Kentucky-90, watch for a gravel forest service road on the right (FS-195).  The Dog Slaughter Falls Trail has two trailheads along this road. The first one is about 0.8 miles down the gravel road, but I'm going to suggest t...
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hike to Northrup Falls

    4.2
    2 mi / 500 ft gain
    Truly a hidden gem, this trail seems to get little to no attention, yet is absolutely amazing. To get to the trail from I-40 near Crossville, Tennessee, take Highway 127 north toward Jamestown. Before getting to Jamestown, turn right on State Route 296 east, toward the town of Allardt. In Allardt...
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Hike Honey Creek Loop

    5.6 mi
    The trailhead of the  5.6-mile Honey Creek outer loop can be found at the Big South Fork National River - Honey Creek Trailhead Overlook in Robbins, TN  37852. This trail is marked by dark green blazes and is one of the park's most challenging to hike. While the trail is rugged, it is easy to get...
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