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Rough River Walking Trail

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Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer loop
96% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 93' 28 m
Descent: -94' -29 m
High: 575' 175 m
Low: 528' 161 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A meandering and open trail with views of Rough River Lake and the adjacent dam area.

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

Seasonal hours based on Rough River Dam park hours.

Runner Notes

A very easy trail for users. You can also push a jogging or heavier duty stroller on the crushed gravel pathway.

Description

A roughly 1-mile trail consisting of mainly crushed gravel looping by the miniature golf course, park visitor center and lodge, tennis courts, and beach area. Visitors to the area will enjoy pleasant views of the the lake from all angles. There is also a small wooded area providing users shade as well as sightings of birds and small animals.

Flora & Fauna

A generally open trail ranging through an open and mowed field. This trail also has a small wooded area where various birds and small animals play. Trees are mostly oak, maple, and other hardwood that have a nice fall color display.

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Land Manager: Kentucky State Parks

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