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Raymer Hollow Trail

Intermediate
 3.8 (4)

Moderately trafficed horse trail under renovation


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Map Key

5.7

Miles

9.1

KM

98%

Runnable

897' 273 m

High

678' 207 m

Low

250' 76 m

Up

433' 132 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Cave · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers

Only campsite is the Raymer Hollow Campsite. Must obtain permit from primary visitor center if staying overnight. Must stay on trail. Can not enter caves

Runner Notes

Great for trail running

Description

Beginning of the trail has been renovated. Nice gravel path. Not sure how far they'll go with this, but right now it goes about 1/2 mile. Trail obviously has horse traffic, but the mud 2 days after rain was navigatable. Mud is only bad in short areas. Trail is very clearly blazed. Impossible to get lost. This trail begins growing poison ivy around early april. I expect it will be fully covered in summer. 2 caves found along trail (entry prohibited) around halfway between campsite and southern trailhead. Awesome late fall - early spring trail on foot.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, Turkey, many wildflowers, squirrel

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  3.8 from 4 votes

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in North Side

#21199

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in North Side

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in Kentucky

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This cave entrance is almost easy to miss from the surface. However, as much as you'd like to go in, visitors are not allowed inside.
Apr 10, 2017 near Brownsv…, KY
After crossing the Mill Brook - on the Mill Branch Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Brownsv…, KY
The Raymer Hollow Trail has seen some great new renovations!
Apr 10, 2017 near Brownsv…, KY
A runner loves the Raymer Hollow Trail.
Feb 21, 2017 near Brownsv…, KY
Mammoth Cave National Park
Apr 14, 2015 near Brownsv…, KY
Rammer Hollow Trail under renovation has lot's of loose gravel, landscape fabric,  and deep ruts from equipment.
Oct 13, 2020 near Brownsv…, KY

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