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Gems in Daniel Boone National Forest - 1

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gem Favorite A beautiful rhododendron on the trail.

Tarr Ridge West Overlook

(5) Frenchburg, KY

Recommended Routes in Daniel Boone National Forest - 16

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Favorite View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Intermediate/Difficult

Auxier - Courthouse Loop

4.8 mi 7.7 km 669' Up 203.81 m Up 669' Down 203.91 m Down

Stanton, KY
Favorite Running back from Hanson's Point
Difficult

Hanson's Point Loop

9.7 mi 15.6 km 1,782' Up 543.2 m Up 1,782' Down 543.13 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
Favorite View of Chimney Top overlook from across the valley
Easy

Chimney Top Trail #235

0.6 mi 1.0 km 58' Up 17.57 m Up 58' Down 17.64 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
Favorite View of Swift Camp Creek from the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Swift Camp Creek to Wildcat Trail Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 624' Up 190.21 m Up 625' Down 190.42 m Down

Campton, KY
Favorite Runners navigate a bridge crossing at the intersection of Lick Creek Trail and the Sheltowee Trace.
Difficult

Yamacraw 50K

34.1 mi 54.9 km 2,837' Up 864.76 m Up 3,333' Down 1015.87 m Down

Whitley…, KY
Favorite Cumberland Falls
Difficult

Moonbow 30K

18.2 mi 29.4 km 2,011' Up 613.03 m Up 2,014' Down 613.8 m Down

Whitley…, KY
Favorite Cumberland Falls
Difficult

Moonbow 50K

29.0 mi 46.7 km 2,673' Up 814.72 m Up 2,674' Down 815.14 m Down

Whitley…, KY
Favorite View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Difficult

Rough Trail Ultramarathon 50k

30.8 mi 49.6 km 4,817' Up 1468.07 m Up 4,819' Down 1468.85 m Down

Campton, KY
Favorite Runners navigate a bridge crossing at the intersection of Lick Creek Trail and the Sheltowee Trace.
Intermediate

Yamacraw 20K

12.4 mi 19.9 km 1,145' Up 349.14 m Up 1,597' Down 486.83 m Down

Whitley…, KY

Daniel Boone National Forest Running

  • 656 Miles 1,055 Kilometers of Trail
  • 16 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 21 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 96 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within Daniel Boone National Forest

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Trails in Daniel Boone National Forest - 116

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Rock Bridge Trail #207
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 23 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #2Double Arch Trail #201
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY 24 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Auxier Ridge Trail #204
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
Stanton, KY 19 
0.8 mi 1.4 km #4Hanson's Point Spur
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 13 
7.9 mi 12.7 km #5Rough Trail #221
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY 15 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #6Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Whitley City, KY 13 
7.3 mi 11.7 km #7Marble Yard - Furnace Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Irvine, KY
2.7 mi 4.4 km #8Sheltowee Trace NRT: Section 26 South
Difficult
North Corbin, KY
Difficult
North Corbin, KY
6.7 mi 10.8 km #9Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY 12 
5.1 mi 8.3 km #10Rockcastle Narrows East Trail #401
Intermediate/Difficult
North Corbin, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
North Corbin, KY

Photos of Daniel Boone National Forest - 176

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Cumberland Falls in the autumn.
Jun 23, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
An unnamed waterfall below the trail on Swift Camp Creek
Jul 9, 2015 near Campton, KY
Cumberland Falls
Dec 12, 2018 near Whitley…, KY
Runners navigate a bridge crossing at the intersection of Lick Creek Trail and the Sheltowee Trace.
Feb 21, 2017 near Whitley…, KY
Courthouse Rock from Jailhouse Rock
Jul 14, 2015 near Stanton, KY
View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Jul 9, 2015 near Stanton, KY
Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Red River Gorge
Jul 9, 2015 near Stanton, KY