Cave Run Trail #112

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Cave Run Trail begins near the shores of Cave Run Lake and Reynolds Hollow. Climbs southward to intersect with Hog Pen Trail #106 and Cross Over Trail #107 on ridgetop then goes south and down into Big Cave Run drainage, and back up to the Zilpo National Forest Scenic Byway and ends at the Tater Knob Parking area. Tater Knob Fire Tower. is closed to visitation. Trail Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Mountain biking and Hiking PermittedHiking and mountain biking are permitted on this trail. Horse and motorized use are not permitted.

View information about Cave Run Lake Nonmotorized Trails.

Trail Head: Tater Knob Lookout Tower
Latitude 38.05495775 Longitude -83.54272457

Trail Connections:
Tater Knob Trail #104 (1.5 miles)
Hog Pen Trail #106 (3 miles)
Cross Over Trail # 107 93 miles)
Connector Trail #108 (0.25 miles)
Buckskin Trail # 113 (10 miles) 

At a Glance

Fees None
Open Season: Open All Year
  • The trail is open to mountain biking and hiking use only. Horse and motorized use are prohibited.
  • Stay on designated trails. No cross country travel. Don't cut switchbacks.
  • Obey trail use designations as signed.
  • Respect seasonal closures. Avoid using trails when wet. Wet and muddy trails are more vulnerable to damage than dry ones.
Closest Towns: Morehead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

General Information


This trail does not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities. 


Parking is available at the Tater Knob Lookout Tower parking area.



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