Hiking and Biking Near Kentucky Lake

Take a leisurely evening walk or a day hike through the woods.

 

Whether you’re a hiker, biker or just looking for a simple family walk, you’ll find the right trail for you at Kentucky Lake. Find local hikes near Kentucky Lake or venture into the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

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Eggner’s Ferry Bridge Hike & Bike Trail

Eggner’s Ferry Bridge Hike & Bike Trail


Approximately 1.5 miles long. Hike or bike across Kentucky Lake to the entrance of LBL! Park at the foot of the bridge and walk across.


Cherokee Trail at Kenlake State Resort Park

Cherokee Trail at Kenlake State Resort Park


.07 mile trail of wooded terrain, hike with the Chickisaw trail for a greater distance.


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Chickisaw Trail at Kenlake State Resort Park

Chickisaw Trail at Kenlake State Resort Park


1 mile trail through the woods along Kentucky Lake. For a longer distance, hike with the Chickisaw trail.


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Kentucky Lake Dam Trail

Kentucky Lake Dam Trail


2.8 mile out and back trail on Kentucky Lake. Great for walking or running and it’s dog friendly!


Kentucky Dam Village State Park


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Kentucky Dam Village Loop

Kentucky Dam Village Loop


8.9 mile Loop for hiking and mountain biking.


Gilbertsville, KY


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Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Loop Trail

Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Loop Trail


2 mile loop that’s dog and kid friendly. Features a pond, and spots for bird watching. Great for biking too!


Near Benton, KY


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Calvert City Memorial Park Walking Trails

Calvert City Memorial Park Walking Trails


Multi-use pedestrian trail connects residential areas to Old Park through Memorial Park.


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Land Between the Lakes Trails

Here are some popular trails at LBL. You’ll find more details and their full list of trails here. NOTE: Dogs must be on a leash if you take them with you on the trails. Also, there is no water along the trails so be sure to pack plenty!

North-South Trail

North-South Trail


59 mile trail spanning LBL recreation area. The terrain can be challenging from rugged, hilly areas to more easy hiking in the south area. There is an access point from Woodlands Trace to hike just a section of the trail. Dog Friendly!


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Canal Loop Trail

Canal Loop Trail


One of LBL’s most popular trails, it’s broken into sections offerings trails from 1.5 miles to 11 miles along the canal loop. Dog friendly!


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Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail Mail

Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail Mail


Designed to be a family friendly trail for biking and hiking with trailside rest areas. Total 15.8 mile out and back trail near Cadiz, KY. Dog friendly!


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