The Best Hiking Trails in Kentucky

Most Popular Kentucky Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Kentucky using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Louisville (10), London (6), Mammoth Cave (5), Corbin (4), Cave City (3), Park City (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Cumberland FallsCorbin, Kentucky
2. Indian Fort TheaterBerea, Kentucky
3. Kentucky Down UnderHorse Cave, Kentucky
4. Cumberland FallsCorbin, Kentucky
5. Van Hook FallsCorbin, Kentucky
6. Sheltowee TraceLondon, Kentucky
7. Natural Bridge State Resort ParkSlade, Kentucky
8. Cumberland Falls State Resort ParkCorbin, Kentucky
9. Hominy Creek FallsWilliamsburg, Kentucky
10. Breaks Interstate ParkElkhorn City, Kentucky
11. Buckhorn LakeHazard, Kentucky
12. Paul Van Booven WMAJackson, Kentucky
13. Kincaid Lake State ParkFalmouth, Kentucky
14. Capital ViewFrankfort, Kentucky
15. McNeely Lake ParkLouisville, Kentucky
16. Mammoth Cave National Park Big Hollow TrailPark City, Kentucky
17. Pennyrile Forest State Resort ParkDawson Springs, Kentucky
18. Cumberland Gap National Historic ParkMiddlesboro, Kentucky
19. SkullbusterGeorgetown, Kentucky
20. Otter CreekLouisville, Kentucky
21. Veterans ParkLexington, Kentucky
22. SkullbusterStamping Ground, Kentucky
23. Grapevine Lake A&bMadisonville, Kentucky
24. Green RiverCambellsville, Kentucky
25. Jenny Wilson Byrd Memorial TrailMunfordville, Kentucky
26. Boone Station State Historic SiteLexington, Kentucky
27. John James Audubon State ParkHenderson, Kentucky
28. Lake Cumberland State ParkSomerset, Kentucky
29. Caperton SwampLouisville, Kentucky
30. Joe Creason ParkLouisville, Kentucky
31. Jefferson Memorial ForestLouisville, Kentucky
32. Big Hollow TrailMammoth Cave, Kentucky
33. White Oak TrailMammoth Cave, Kentucky
34. Cherokee ParkLouisville, Kentucky
35. Lake Malone State ParkDunmor, Kentucky
36. Fort DuffieldLouisville, Kentucky
37. Waverly ParkLouisville, Kentucky
38. Whiskey TrailMckee, Kentucky
39. Pine Mountain State Resort ParkPineville, Kentucky
40. Yatesville Lake State ParkLouisa, Kentucky
41. Barren RiverGlasgow, Kentucky
42. Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, Kentucky
43. England Idlewild ParkBurlington, Kentucky
44. Canal LoopGrand Rivers, Kentucky
45. Cave-run LakeOwingsville, Kentucky
46. Youngers CreekE-town, Kentucky
47. Lake Barkley TrailCadiz, Kentucky
48. Ben HawesOwensboro, Kentucky
49. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic ParkHodgenville, Kentucky
50. Lake Cumberland State Resort ParkJamestown, Kentucky
51. Perryville Battlefield State Historic SitePerryville, Kentucky
52. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic SiteWickliffe, Kentucky
53. Columbus-Belmont State ParkColumbus, Kentucky
54. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State ParkLouisville, Kentucky
55. Fort Boonesborough State ParkRichmond, Kentucky
56. Grayson Lake State ParkOlive Hill, Kentucky
57. Green River Lake State ParkCampbellsville, Kentucky
58. Kingdom Come State ParkCumberland, Kentucky
59. Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State ParkLondon, Kentucky
60. Paintsville Lake State ParkStaffordsville, Kentucky
61. Taylorsville Lake State ParkTaylorsville, Kentucky
62. Dewey LakeVan Lear, Kentucky
63. Nolin River LakeBee Spring, Kentucky
64. Barkley LakeGrand Rivers, Kentucky
65. YatesvilleLouisa, Kentucky
66. Carr Creek State ParkSassafras, Kentucky
67. Laurel River LakeLondon, Kentucky
68. Grayson LakeGrayson, Kentucky
69. Fishtrap LakeShelbiana, Kentucky
70. High Bridge ParkWilmore, Kentucky
71. Devou ParkLudlow, Kentucky
72. Saunder SpringsRadcliff, Kentucky
73. Mammoth Cave RailroadPark City, Kentucky
74. Rough River Dam State Resort ParkFalls of Rough, Kentucky
75. Nolin Lake State ParkMammoth Cave, Kentucky
76. Rough River LakeFalls Of Rough, Kentucky
77. Cave RunSalt Lick, Kentucky
78. Three BridgesOlive Hill, Kentucky
79. River Styx Spring TrailMammoth Cave, Kentucky
80. Pilot Knob State Nature PreserveClay City, Kentucky
81. Bernheim ForestClermont, Kentucky
82. Ft Henry. Picketts loopGolden pond, Kentucky
83. Big Bone Lick State Historic SiteUnion, Kentucky
84. Mammoth Cave National ParkMammoth Cave, Kentucky
85. First Creek Trail - Mammoth Cave National ParkCave City, Kentucky
86. McCoy Hollow TrailCave City, Kentucky
87. Sal HollowCave City, Kentucky
88. Yahoo FallsWhitley City, Kentucky
89. Cane Creek (sheltowee Trace Trail)London, Kentucky
90. Sheltowee Trace - Laurel Lake TrailLondon, Kentucky
91. Laural Lake To Cumberland Falls (sheltowee Trace)London, Kentucky
92. Wilderness LoopLouisville, Kentucky