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The Best Hiking in London

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Top hiking spots in and near London

  • London, Kentucky

    Explore Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park

    4.0
    This park is small but has about 8.5 miles of hiking trails. I hiked section of the Wilderness Trail and section of the Boone Trace trail. Visited the Defeated Camp Burial Grounds and spent a good amount of time in the pioneer museum looking at all the artifacts. Also visited Mc Hargues Mill whic...
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  • London, Kentucky

    Hawk Creek Valley Suspension Bridge Trail

    3.86 mi / 794 ft gain
    Hawk Creek Valley Suspension Bridge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near London, Kentucky.
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  • East Bernstadt, Kentucky

    Sheltowee Trace: Section 24

    13.12 mi / 1880 ft gain
    Sheltowee Trace: Section 24 is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near London, Kentucky.
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  • Livingston, Kentucky

    Sheltowee Trace: Section 23

    13.59 mi / 1588 ft gain
    Sheltowee Trace: Section 23 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Livingston, Kentucky.
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  • Corbin, Kentucky

    Laurel River Lake Trail

    2.6 mi / 400 ft gain
    Laurel River Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Corbin, Kentucky.
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  • Somerset, Kentucky

    Bee Rock Trail

    1.96 mi / 486 ft gain
    Bee Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Keavy, Kentucky.
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  • Corbin, Kentucky

    Sheltowee Trace Trail

    4.62 mi / 443 ft gain
    Sheltowee Trace Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Keavy, Kentucky.
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  • McKee, Kentucky

    Sheltowee Trace: S Tree Campground to Turkey Foot Campground

    18.67 mi / 1401 ft gain
    Sheltowee Trace: S Tree Campground to Turkey Foot Campground is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near McKee, Kentucky.
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  • McKee, Kentucky

    Flat Lick Falls Trail

    0.63 mi / 66 ft gain
    Flat Lick Falls Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near McKee, Kentucky.
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  • McKee, Kentucky

    Explore Flat Lick Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    The hike begins at the parking area, just before the restrooms. Following a short, paved path will bring you to a small overlook of Flat Lick Falls. While this overlook is nice, the real treat comes when you venture to the base of the falls. Look for a small dirt path to the right of the overlook...
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  • London, Kentucky

    Scuttlehole Overlook via 404A Trail

    1.78 mi / 338 ft gain
    Scuttlehole Overlook via 404A Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near London, Kentucky.
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  • Corbin, Kentucky

    Bark Camp Trail

    4.59 mi / 259 ft gain
    Bark Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Parkers Lake, Kentucky.
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  • McKee, Kentucky

    McCammon Falls

    0.34 mi / 59 ft gain
    McCammon Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Gray Hawk, Kentucky.
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  • Corbin, Kentucky

    Dog Slaughter Falls Trail

    2.33 mi / 417 ft gain
    Dog Slaughter Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Corbin, Kentucky.
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  • Forest Road, Kentucky

    Hike to Dog Slaughter Falls

    4.0
    2.2 mi / 195 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 trail-heads along this road. The first one is about 0.8 miles down the gravel road, but I'm going to suggest th...
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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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