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Address: 5888 Jacks Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40515
Phone Number: 859-272-6105
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Description: Don your walking or hiking shoes and follow the trails through this...
Don your walking or hiking shoes and follow the trails through this 350-acre tract of land complete with forests, creeks, meadows, wildflowers and historic and geological landmarks.
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Lexington's hidden surprise

Wonderful trails, good nature buildings, mostly well kept ! WEAR YOUR HIKING SHOES-- And take water.. You won't regret the trip.. All ages !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Wonderful trails, good nature buildings, mostly well kept ! WEAR YOUR HIKING SHOES-- And take water.. You won't regret the trip.. All ages !

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I found this to be a very enjoyable hiking place. There are a number of trails to choose some. There are nice clean restrooms available at the start of the trails. The trails are not paved so this may not be the best choice for small children.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I never hike without my dog and for absolutely no reason no pets are allowed. I always clean up after her! I do not recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Raven Run is an excellent place for a hike as well as a great spot for learning about nature. The trail that I would recommend is the red trail to the overlook of the Kentucky River, though it is a difficult hike.

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Lexington, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My daughter and I love going to Raven Run. It is a great place to hike, have a picnic, or to just enjoy nature. There are many different types of trails to choose from.

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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I am from the Philadelphia area and was in Lexington on business and had some extra time before my flight home. I visited on a Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., and the parking lot was overflowing. Very crowded, but once you got far back in the trails it wasn't too bad. Very nice park, good mixture of scenery from a high... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We have been here many times and we love it. Park staff very friendly and informative. It is a great workout if you choose the more difficult trails. Beautiful scenery and trails are well maintained. FREE! We most recently went on Tuesday December 30. It was not crowded at all, but it was a cold weekday. It has a visitor... More 

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Illinois City, Illinois
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a gem outside Lexington. We are from the North and hike several times a week at State parks. This was a great workout and the boot scrapers at the end are there for a practical reason:)

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Raven Run is one of my favorite places to get out into nature and relax. The trails are very well-maintained, and there is enough variety for anyone. You can take many different hikes of lengths varying from a mile to several miles, all with various levels of difficulty. Because it is so large it never seems crowded, even in peak... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Raven Run is a neat place for hiking. The trails are easy and several guided hikes are available throughout the year. It has a nice nature center as well. The outside loop trail is a good hike that takes you down to the creek, where you see the remains of an old mill. It is a good hike in spring... More 

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