Hillman Heritage Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 10.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Fishing
Motorized vehicles - Motorcycling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Access from Hillman Ferry Campground on W shoreline of Land Between the Lakes.
States: Kentucky
Counties: Lyon
Latitude: 36.946395   Longitude: -88.181484

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Description

The trail winds along the ridge tops providing the hiker with a scenic view of Kentucky Lake, various forest habitats, and many species of wildlife including deer wild turkey, red-tailed hawks, bald eagles, and bobcats. The oak-hickory hardwood forest also contains dogwood, rebud trees and spring flowers.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 200
Elevation High Point: 400
Year Designated: 1975

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Matt Edwards
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
100 Van Morgan Dr
Golden Pond , KY 42211
(270) 924-2031
mjedwards@fs.fed.us
http://www.lbl.org

 

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