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Pilot Knob Trail

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Length

1.1 Miles 1.8 Kilometers

67%

Runnable

Elevation

625' 190 m

Ascent

-108' -33 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

40%

Max Grade (22°)

1,429' 436 m

High

804' 245 m

Low

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Unknown

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Daniel Boone saw the Bluegrass from a knob south of here, but he didn't know what he was missing.

Chris Chaney

Overview

This is a state nature preserve so certain restrictions apply.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Dogs: No Dogs

Runner Notes [Suggest Changes]

This is a steep climb and descent. Some sections of trail are old and poorly constructed though there have been some improvements in the past year.

Description [Suggest Changes]

This climb is relentless. There are a few relatively flat sections offering meager reprieve but, for the most part, the climbing doesn't stop until you're only a few dozen yards from the overlook.

This area doesn't get a lot of traffic but is popular with runners.

Best to tag the overlook summit and return via the Sage Point Loop trail.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

Lots of flora and fauna. Wildflowers abound along the trail and views are incredible.

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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in Clay City

#80

in Kentucky

#6,187

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