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Sheltowee Trace NRT: Section 8

Intermediate
 3.4 (5)

Known as "The Ridge," this section of the Sheltowee Trace exemplifies Cave Run trails.


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Map Key

3.2

Miles

5.2

KM

89%

Runnable

1,239' 378 m

High

833' 254 m

Low

712' 217 m

Up

309' 94 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

USDA Forest Service Daniel Boone National Forest Service regulations apply.

Description

From the visitors center near Cave Run Lake Dam, the Sheltowee Trace (ST) climbs steadily and relentlessly until gaining the ridge and then traverses along the rolling ridge to the Big Limestone Trail #109 junction.

There are limited views of the lake and great running all along.

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Shared By:

Chris Chaney with improvements by Kara Leann

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