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Recommended Routes in Western Kentucky - 2

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Favorite One of a handful of bridges that you'll encounter on the North-South trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

North-South Trail (North Section)

29.9 mi 48.2 km 3,362' Up 1024.65 m Up 3,145' Down 958.56 m Down

Calvert…, KY
Favorite Remote parking for Heritage Trail
Intermediate

Hillman Heritage National Recreation Trail

5.8 mi 9.3 km 704' Up 214.71 m Up 706' Down 215.12 m Down

Calvert…, KY

Western Kentucky Running

  • 132 Miles 212 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 20 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Western Kentucky - 43

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4.4 mi 7.1 km #1Clyde F. Boyles Greenway Trail
Easy
Paducah, KY
Easy
Paducah, KY
0.2 mi 0.3 km #2King Benson Trail
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
0.2 mi 0.4 km #3Scenic View Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
2.4 mi 3.8 km #4Back Country Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Wilderness Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Henderson, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Henderson, KY
0.6 mi 1.0 km #6Warbler Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Henderson, KY
Easy/Intermediate
Henderson, KY
0.9 mi 1.4 km #7Eagle Glen Pet Trail
Difficult
Henderson, KY
Difficult
Henderson, KY
2.7 mi 4.4 km #8Wilderness Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cadiz, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cadiz, KY
0.3 mi 0.4 km #9Woodpecker Trail
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
Intermediate
Henderson, KY
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Nature Trail and Peck Education Trail
Easy
Paducah, KY
Easy
Paducah, KY

Photos of Western Kentucky - 35

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One of a handful of bridges that you'll encounter on the North-South trail.
Dec 14, 2015 near Benton, KY
Mantle Rock Kentucky.
Jan 25, 2016 near Smithland, KY
First section of the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail
Jul 31, 2017 near Cadiz, KY
Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail
Dec 2, 2017 near Cadiz, KY
An awesome view of Kentucky Lake from the trail.
Nov 26, 2018 near Calvert…, KY
A foggy morning resulted in lots of pretty sunbeams.
Nov 26, 2018 near Calvert…, KY
Bear Creek Loop Trail
Mar 16, 2019 near Dover, TN
This is the view coming up to Vickers Bay from the North/South Trail heading North. The cadettes of troop 845 took these pictures to keep everyone updated on the beautiful hike.
Apr 19, 2021 near Benton, KY