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Address: Winchester, KY 40376
Phone Number: 859-745-3100
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Activities: Hiking, Canoeing, Hunting, Fishing
Description: Boat, fish, hike and hunt to your heart's content in this scenic national...
Boat, fish, hike and hunt to your heart's content in this scenic national forest.
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Just beautiful and dog friendly

Beautiful scenery. Get a free trail map from one of the local gas stations. Trail maps state plan for about 45 minutes for each mile hiking and I would definitely agree with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
BarbK67
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Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have travelled through Kentucky and camped all over the state, this was our first time in the Daniel Boone National Forrest. First, I want to be clear this is not a review of the forest. The forest stretches from Tennessee to West Virginia and we were in the north central part. Secondly, when we visited here the campgrounds were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Beautiful scenery. Get a free trail map from one of the local gas stations. Trail maps state plan for about 45 minutes for each mile hiking and I would definitely agree with that. Trails are well marked. Chimney Rock was by far the easiest shortest trail we hiked. Dogs are welcome which is a plus for us. The scenic highway... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I was on a road trip from PA to western KY, and on my way back, I made a last minute decision to check out some of the scenery and see how the hiking stacks up here to other national parks. This comes up on GPS maps as a beautiful stretch of greenery, and my only criticsm would be they... More 

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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31 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This National Forest and the geological site are really one of a kind. We camped at the Whittleton Campground in the State Park, which is near the Natural Bridge and some of the other cool State Park trails. We found the state park trails much more crowded than the trails in the national forest/geological area . . . but this... More 

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Minnesota
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Beautiful National Forest. There is a lot to see and do and everything is beautiful and clean. You definitely need to get to the natural bridge.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Middle Fork Campground in Natural Bridge State Park. Very clean and convenient to several trailheads in Daniel Boone National Forest. The trails are litter free and well-marked. All ramps and stairs are well made and sturdy. Several available trails to see all the beauty this park has to offer. Rangers very helpful. During our stay there were severe thunderstorm warnings.... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Come prepared with maps and a clear plan of what you would like to do. Daniel Boone National Forest has 707,000 acres - it is divided into sections. We drove on a day outside of Lexington KY. trip and didn't do complete research on what we wanted to do. That is definitely our mistake. The trails where we turned on... More 

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Greensburg, IN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is worth the trip up to natural bridge. Kentucky is such a pretty state and it has very nice state parks with nice hiking trails

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Louisville, Kentucky
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Roads were in excellent condition considering temperatures rapidly dropping. River views impressive. Fort has winter hours 10 AM - 4 PM

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We took the skylift to the Natural Bridge after hiking half way there. The skylift was quite a ride! The Red River Gorge drive thru the forest was beautiful. Be sure to stop at the Creekside Café for a tasty burger.

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