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Sheltowee Trace NRT: Section 9

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

15.2 mile 24.4 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,438' 438 m
Descent: -1,336' -407 m
High: 1,265' 386 m
Low: 741' 226 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

Dogs

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Trail shared by Chris Chaney

This section of the Sheltowee is shared with horses and ATVs as it goes through Cave Run Lake.

Chris Chaney

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Runner Notes

Some areas can be mucky and rough due to heavy equestrian traffic.

Description

From the visitors center near Cave Run Lake Dam head south on the Trace across the dam and into an area known as Caney Loop.

The trail continues through White Sulfur horse area and Pioneer Weapons Wildlife Management Area before ending near Clear Creek Campground.

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Cave Run Lake
Jul 9, 2015 near Morehead, KY
Happy home for geese
Jul 9, 2015 near Morehead, KY
Cave Run Lake Dam
Jul 9, 2015 near Morehead, KY

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