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Length: 300 mi (482.8 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: -
Total: 16 riders

Mountain Biking Sheltowee Trace

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#13 of 109 mountain bike trails in Kentucky
#1,207 in the world

The Sheltowee Trace is Kentucky's longest trail. It runs 300 miles from north of Morehead into Tennessee. It spans the Daniel Boone National Forest as a multi-use trail for most of its length. Some sections are closed to mountain biking and many sections allow horses and ATVs as well.

First added by Ascentionist on Sep 24, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Southern terminus (new) at Leatherwood TH in Big South Fork NRRA (300 miles) or Pickett State Park, TN (old terminus and shorter)

Northern terminus on KY 377 (Cranston Rd) in far northern Rowan County
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