Central KY features great hiking spots for families.  If you have one to add please email lexfun4kids@gmail.com

hiking spots

Lexington

McConnell Springs (Many paths are paved and stroller/wheelchair friendly)

Raven Run (734 acres within the city limits!)

Shillito Park (2.4 mile trail around the park) and other Lexington Parks have shorter paved paths around the parks

Veterans Park Mountain Bike Trails are great for a hike as well

Surrounding Areas

The Pinnacles (Berea)

Tom Dorman State Nature Preserve (Between Danville and Nicholasville)

Red River Gorge

Natural Bridge

Daniel Boone National Forest

Capitol View Park (Frankfort)

Carter Caves

Cumberland Falls 

For more information from Kentucky Tourism on hiking spots in Kentucky CLICK HERE

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