Dog Slaughter Falls Trail #414


Area Status: Open
Dog Slaughter Falls

Dog Slaughter Falls Trail on London Ranger District runs parallel to Dog Slaughter Creek and meanders over and around massive boulders before connecting to Sheltowee National Recreation Trail #100 and ending at the Cumberland River. Near the mouth of the creek, a 15-foot waterfall (Dog Slaughter Falls) provides a scenic place to enjoy nature. The trail

Upper Trailhead: Located on Forest Service Road 195, 0.8-mile from its junction with KY 90. (Trailhead is closed due to storm damage.)

  • Latitude: 36.859729
  • Longitude: -84.314516

Lower Trailhead: Located on Forest Service Road 195, 2.7 miles from its junction with KY 90.

  • Latitude: 36.854806
  • Longitude: -84.291049

CAUTION: The bridge located at the trailhead, has been removed for the safety of our visitors, following irreparable damage from fallen trees. Access to the trail requires crossing the creek. Be weather aware, as the creek can rise quickly during rain events, causing unsafe conditions. Low lying areas are prone to flooding, so be alert for flooding when driving, camping or crossing streams in this area. Swift currents and undertows can make swimming and wading very hazardous. 

General Information

Directions:

The Upper Trailhead begins off of Forest Service Road 195, 0.8-mile from its junction with KY 90. The Lower Trailhead starts 2.7 miles from the KY 90 junction.


Accessibility:

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


Parking:

Parking for a few cars is available at the trailheads. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Day Hiking

General Info:

Accessibility

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


Parking

Parking for a few cars is available at the trailhead. 


Difficulty Level: Moderate

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.75 miles

  Latitude : 
36.859729

  Longitude : 
-84.314516