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219 mi 353 km of trail 8 Runs

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gem Favorite A beautiful rhododendron on the trail.

Tarr Ridge West Overlook

(2) Frenchburg, KY

Runs in Cumberland Ranger District - 8

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

Auxier - Courthouse Loop

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Loop • 669 ft Ascent 203.81 m Ascent

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

Hanson's Point Loop

9.7 mi 15.6 km • Loop • 1,782 ft Ascent 543.2 m Ascent

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

Chimney Top Trail #235

0.6 mi 1.0 km • Loop • 58 ft Ascent 17.57 m Ascent

(16) Frenchburg, KY
Favorite View of Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge near Haystack Rock
Difficult

Rough Trail Ultramarathon 50k

30.8 mi 49.6 km • Loop • 4,817 ft Ascent 1468.07 m Ascent

(5) Campton, KY
Favorite View of Swift Camp Creek from the trail.
Difficult

Swift Camp Creek to Wildcat Trail Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km • Loop • 624 ft Ascent 190.21 m Ascent

(12) Campton, KY
Favorite The View
Difficult

Rough Trail 25K

14.9 mi 24.0 km • Loop • 3,772 ft Ascent 1149.67 m Ascent

(1) Campton, KY
Favorite Across the gorge.
Intermediate

Pinch-Em Tight Ridge Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km • Loop • 607 ft Ascent 185.04 m Ascent

(13) Campton, KY
Favorite Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Difficult

Sheltowee - Osborne Loop

19.8 mi 31.9 km • Loop • 2,474 ft Ascent 754.15 m Ascent

(11) Campton, KY

Trails in Cumberland Ranger District - 67

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0.9 mi 1.4 km #1Double Arch Trail #201
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Stanton, KY 18 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #2Rock Bridge Trail #207
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Campton, KY 18 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Auxier Ridge Trail #204
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Stanton, KY 16 
0.8 mi 1.4 km #4Hanson's Point Spur
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.4 km Campton, KY 11 
7.3 mi 11.7 km #5Marble Yard - Furnace Road
Difficult
Irvine, KY
Difficult
7.3 mi 11.7 km Irvine, KY
6.7 mi 10.8 km #6Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
6.7 mi 10.8 km Campton, KY
7.9 mi 12.7 km #7Rough Trail #221
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
7.9 mi 12.7 km Campton, KY 12 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #8Horse Ridge Road #230
Intermediate
Irvine, KY
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Irvine, KY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Jailhouse Ridge
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Stanton, KY
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10Buck Trail #226
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Campton, KY
9.0 mi 14.4 km #11Sheltowee Trace - Red River Bridge to Corner Ridge Road
Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
Intermediate
9.0 mi 14.4 km Frenchburg, KY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #12Courthouse Rock Trail #202
Difficult
Stanton, KY
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Stanton, KY
7.3 mi 11.7 km #13Sheltowee Trace: Whittleton Campground to Red River Bridge
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
7.3 mi 11.7 km Campton, KY
0.8 mi 1.2 km #14Auxier Branch Trail #203
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Stanton, KY 11 
2.0 mi 3.1 km #15Raven Rock Road
Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.1 km Frenchburg, KY
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Star Gap Ridge
Intermediate
Stanton, KY
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Stanton, KY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #17Sky Bridge Trail #214
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Campton, KY
0.3 mi 0.5 km #18Angel Windows #218
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Campton, KY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19Rush Ridge Trail #227
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Campton, KY
6.2 mi 10.0 km #20Buckskin Trail (113)
Difficult
Morehead, KY
Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Morehead, KY

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An unnamed waterfall below the trail on Swift Camp Creek
Jul 9, 2015 near Campton, 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
Indian Arch poses for a dramatic photo along the Sheltowee Trace.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Courthouse Rock looms over the trail below.
Dec 31, 2016 near Stanton, KY
Double Arch looms overhead when seen from the trail below.
Dec 31, 2016 near Stanton, KY

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