Zilpo Mountain Trail #1802

Area Status: Open

Zilpo Mountain Trail #1802 begins across from D loop in Zilpo Campground and loops back around to near the entrance station.

The trail is located on Cave Run Lake, Cumberland District.

Cave Run Lake is nestled among the beautiful mountains of eastern Kentucky. Built for flood protection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this 8,270 lake provides flood protection to the lower Licking River valley and supplies water to area communities, improves water flow conditions on the Licking River, and offers habitat for many species of fish and wildlife. The lake is known for its excellent muskie fishing.

At a Glance

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From US 60, take KY 211 through Salt Lick. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 129. Go 2.5 miles to Forest Service Road 918. Follow 918 to Zilpo Campground. 


Parking is available in the campground.

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.5 miles

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