Wildcat Trail #228


Area Status: Open

Wildcat Trail #228 is within the Clifty Wilderness of the Red River Gorge. The trail follows an abandoned logging road down a ridge for approximately one mile and then begins to descend to Swift Camp Creek Trail #219. This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on the Cumberland District of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Wildcat Trail #228 Guide and Map (pdf)

Trailhead:  Latitude  37.79020955  Longitude -83.59287041

Trail Connections: Swift Camp Creek Trail #219 (7 miles)

At a Glance

Fees: No fee for trail use.
Open Season: Open All Year
Passes: No fee for trail use. All vehicles on KY 15 or in the Red River Gorge and Indian Creek area north of KY 15 must display a recreation permit for backcountry camping between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. $5/day; $7/3 days; $50/annual pass. Recreation Passes and Permits‚Äč
Information Center: Gladie Office Contact Information

General Information

Accessibility:

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


Directions:

Exit the Mountain Parkway at Slade, exit 33. Follow KY 11 north 0.1 miles to KY 15. Turn right on KY 15 and travel east 7 miles to KY 715 on the left. Turn left onto KY 715 and continue 2.7 miles to Wildcat Trail parking area on the left. The Wildcat Trail begins on the opposite side of the road from the parking area.

Pine Ridge: Exit the Mountain Parkway at Pine Ridge (exit 40) and head west on KY 15 to its junction with KY 715. Turn right on KY 715 and continue 2.7 miles to the Wildcat Trail parking area on the left. The Wildcat Trail begins on the opposite side of the road from the parking area.


Parking:

Parking is available at the Wildcat Trailhead parking area on KY 715. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Day Hiking

Related Information

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.75 miles

  Latitude : 
37.79020955

  Longitude : 
-83.59287041