Sheltowee Trace Trail #100 Section 17

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This section of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail #100 is located on Cumberland Ranger District. It begins at KY 52 and continues to Heidelburg and the Kentucky River.  The trail descends into the Spruce Fork Creek Gorge.

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Trail Connections: Sheltowee Trace #100 section 16 (9 miles)  and section 18 (8 miles)

At a Glance

Fees None
Restrictions: No motorized vehicles 
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Gladie Visitor Center
3451 Sky Bridge Road
Stanton, KY 40380
859-488-1413 (2020 season)

General Information


Turn south off the Mountain Parkway at Slade to KY 11. Continue 7 miles to Zachariah and KY 1036. Follow KY 1036 for 7 miles to KY 52. Travel south on KY 52 for 1.3 miles. The trail is on the right. 



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