North / South Trail

Type: Backcount
Length: 60.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Fishing
Wildlife Observation
Wildlife Observation
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
States: Kentucky
Counties: Lyon, Trigg, Stewart
Latitude: 36.70438   Longitude: -88.0299

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Description

The North/South Trail runs the length of the peninsula between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake and portions of the trail run into Kentucky and Tennessee. Hikers on the North/South Trail experience the full diversity of the land forms and forest types, recreational facilities and historic sites of LBL. Since LBL is managed for a diversity or wildlife habitat, hikers are likely to encounter species such as eagle, deer, and bobcat. Hikers will also encounter fields and forest stands in every stage of development, from mowed fields to old growth. LBL also has many recreation facilities that can be incorporated into the itinerary of the North/South Trail hike/bike. The North/South Trail connects to other popular trails at LBL such as the Canal Loop Trail, Nature Station Trails, and the Fort Henry Trail System.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Grass or vegetation
Secondary Surface: Grass or Vegetation

Average Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 300
Elevation High Point: 600
Year Designated: 0

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
100 Van Morgan Dr
Golden Pond , KY 42211
(270) 924-2000
mjedwards@fs.fed.us
http://www.lbl.org

 

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