Vanceburg, Kentucky

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  • Garrison, Kentucky

    Paddle Kinniconick Creek

    For information on put-in locations, mileage, gauge readings, and fishing refer to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife's website: http://fw.ky.gov/Fish/Pages/Ki... Make sure to check the gauge levels before putting in to ensure a proper water depth.  If you have two vehicles, it is ideal...
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  • West Union, Ohio

    Hike the Joan Jones Portman Trail

    1.6 mi / 405 ft gain
    Located right off the road next to an old shed, across the road from the main pavilion and barn, the trailhead for the Joan Jones Portman Trail winds upwards 0.8 miles one way across a creek and through a narrow section of prairie clinging to the hillsides of Southern Ohio. This is one of the ste...
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  • West Union, Ohio

    Hike the Buzzard Roost Trail

    4.4 mi / 450 ft gain
    Owned and operated by The Nature Conservancy, Ohio's Edge of Appalachia Preserve is home to over 19,000 acres of protected wilderness and rugged Appalachian terrain. And the greatest prize of the preserve is none other than the Buzzards Roost.Perched atop a slab of resistant limestone roughly 500...
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  • Vanceburg, Kentucky

    Hike the Joyce Bender Trail in the Crooked Creek Nature Preserve

    1.35 mi / 200 ft gain
    The Crooked Creek Nature Preserve features many unique and rare plant species including an oak barrens community, oak-hickory forest, and prairie species such as: Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem and Prairie Dock. In addition to these species are five rare plant species including: Starry False Solom...
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  • 1091-1111 Elklick Road, Kentucky

    Hike to Hickory Flats Firetower

    5.0
    1.2 mi / 435 ft gain
    To find the starting point navigate straight to the marker pin. At the end of the paved road, a gravel road will start. Just a couple hundred feet up the gravel road on the left there is a gate. Park infront of the gate (not in the road). Vehicles are not permitted but the Daniel Boone National F...
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  • Peebles, Ohio

    Explore the Great Serpent Mound

    Great Serpent Mound is easy to get to, and the museum nearby has a great little shop and display on the history of the mound and how it came to be found. One of the many interesting features of the mound itself is that it appears to have been designed in such a way as to align itself with the pat...
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  • Olive Hill, Kentucky

    Hike to Lick Falls

    5.0
    3 mi
    The Grayson Lake State Park has two trails – the Lick Falls Loop Trail, and the 0.8 mile Beech-Hemlock Forest Trail. Lick Falls is best done after a rain, to make sure the falls are flowing. A trail map of the park can be found here.
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  • Salt Lick, Kentucky

    Hike Caney Loop Trail at Cave Run Lake

    8.8 mi / 1047 ft gain
    Starting at the Stoney Cove Trailhead, take the trail to the left. This trail was previously marked as trail #1226. However, after the Sheltowee Trace Trail #100 was rerouted, they now run together. Therefore, the trail is very well marked by a white diamond with a turtle, signifying the Sheltowe...
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  • Salt Lick, Kentucky

    Hike to Tater Knob Fire Tower

    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead hikers will follow a clearly marked trail for 0.5 miles. The trail gains elevation quickly and can be strenuous. The tower is currently closed due to arson damage and is one of the few remaining in the Daniel Boone National Forest. However, the 35 foot steel structure is...
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