Sheltowee Trace Trail #100 Section 10

  

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Section 10 of the Sheltowee Trace is located on Cumberland Ranger District. It begins at Clear Creek Lake and ends at KY 1274. The Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail is one of the most scenic areas on the Cumberland Ranger District.

Sheltowee Trace in section 10  is closed between mile marker 47 – 51 due to a mud slide just south of Clear Creek Campground.  There is a detour around using existing roads.

Clear Creek to KY 1274. Parking available at Clear Creek Lake. Begins along Carrington Ridge leading south of Clear Creek Campground. Scenic ridge-top views just south of
Forest Service Road 908. Passes through area known as the “Sinks” and past a natural arch. Hiking only past the intersection with Forest Service Road #906A. After crossing 908, trail
passes through private land (be sure to stay on the trail) before intersecting with KY 1274.  

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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.

Trail Connectons: Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail Section 9 (11 miles) and Section 11 (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: Open all year
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Trail open to horses and hikers May 15 to December 15. Open to hikers only December 16 to May 14. No motorized vehicles.
Horses are prohibited in the Clear Creek Campground and Picnic Area.
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

Directions:

From Salt Lick, follow KY 211 south. Turn right on Forest Service Road #129 at the sign for Zilpo Recreation Area. Follow 129 past Clear Creek Lake and boat ramp. The picnic area will be on the right after the boat ramp.  


Parking:

Parking is available at Clear Creek Picnic Area.


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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