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The Daniel Boone National Forest provides more than 600 miles of trail. Many interconnect allowing you to plan a route of varying lengths and difficulty. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or an overnight backpacking adventure there is a trail for you to explore.

Commercial outfitters or guides and groups of 75 people or more must obtain a Special Use permit. Contact the District Ranger for more information.

View Tread Lightly Tips for Responsible Hiking.

Expect to share the trail with others, including mountain bikers, horseback riders and off-highway vehicle riders.

Hiking Trail Rules and Regulations

Shortcutting a switchback causes erosion. Stay on the trail.