Spruce Creek Trail #441

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Spruce Creek Trail #441 Map

Spruce Creek Trail #441 is located near Grove Drive-In Campground on Laurel River Lake. This short trail, located on London Ranger District, begins and ends in the B-loop of Grove Drive-In Campground. The trail provides access to a large wooden observation deck that overlooks Laurel River Lake. Some steep sections occur along the trail.  

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Grove Drive-In Campground, a US Fee Area, is located on a wooded ridge above Laurel River Lake, about 10 miles from Corbin, Kentucky. Grove Marina is a full-service marina located within 1/2-mile of the campground. The marina is privately-owned and operated under a special-use permit with the U.S. Forest Service. The marina is open year round.

Laurel River Lake features 5,600 acres of clear, deep water and nearly 200 miles of tree-lined shore. The quiet coves and cliff-lined shores offer relaxation and quiet reflection, as well as boating, fishing, skiing and scuba diving in one of the deepest and cleanest lakes in Kentucky.

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At a Glance

Fees No fee for trail use. A camping fee is required at Grove Campground. View Recreation Schedule and Fees  (pdf)
Open Season: Open All Year
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Closed to motorized vehicles and horses
Closest Towns: Corbin
Water: Drinking water is available at the Grove Drive-in Campground.
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers are located at the Grove Drive-in Campground.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: London Ranger District
761 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744

General Information


From I-75 at Corbin Exit 25, take US 25W for 5 miles. Turn right onto KY 1193. Go 2 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 558. Go 3 miles to the Grove Recreation Area on the right.


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


Parking is available for a few cars at B-loop inside the campground.  



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