Kentucky Map

Rockcastle Narrows East Trail No. 401

Contact Info
Daniel Boone National Forest
761 S. Laurel Road
London, KY 40744

Phone:
606-864-4163
Basics
Length:
4.5 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate,
Difficult
Time:
1.5 - 2.5 hours
Season:
Year Round

Description

Trail #401 and a segment of the Sheltowee Trace form a 5.7 mile loop that can be accessed from the trailheads at Bee Rock Campground, KY 192, and Forest Road 119.

Hikers will enjoy the variety of scenery along the trail. The 1.8 mile segment winds along the cliffs above Cane Creek before descending through the cliffline at a small waterfall and proceeding along side Cane Creek to a junction with trail #402. The 2.1 mile segment provides views of the Class III whitewater of the Rockcastle Narrows. The 0.6 mile segment meanders along Yuel Branch before rejoining the Sheltowee Trace NRT.

Details

Length:
4.5 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Difficult
Time:
1.5 - 2.5 hours
Season:
Year Round
Fees:
Free
Additional Details:

  • Parking: No parking available
  • USGS Quad: Ano
  • County: Laurel
  • Restrictions: Closed to motorized vehicles,not recommended for horses
  • Connections: Rockcastle Narrows Connector
    #401A, Winding Stair Gap #402,
    Sheltowee Trace #100

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