Buck Creek Trail #118

  

2020 Cave Run Horse Trail Calendar

Buck Creek Trail begins at Clear Creek Campground, crossing over Zilpo National Forest Scenic Byway 918. Follows Buck Creek along an old gravel road and dirt trail, eventually connecting to Cave Run Trail #116.

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Trail Difficulty Level: More Difficult.

Horse Use and Hiking Permitted Horse use and hiking are permitted. Mountain biking and motorized use are not permitted.

Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.

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Trailhead: Clear Creek Recreation Area

Trail Connections: 
Cross Over Trail #107 (3 miles)
Tater Knob Connector Trail #104 (area is unavailable) (1.5 miles)
Cave Run Lake Trail #116 (2.5 miles)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.
Operational Hours: Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.
Fees None
Open Season: Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.
Restrictions:
  • No motorized vehicles. 
  • Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.
  • Camping is not permitted in wildlife clearings or within 300 feet of the Cave Run Lake shoreline. Camping is also prohibited within 300 feet of Forest Service Road 918.
Closest Towns: Morehead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-6428

General Information

Accessibility:

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


Directions:

From US 60 at exit 123, take KY 211 south from Salt Lick for 4 miles. Turn left (east) on Forest Service Road 129 for 2 miles to Clear Creek.


Parking:

Parking is available at Clear Creek Campground.


General Notes:

Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14.


Activities


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