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Berea Pinnacles

Highway 21, Berea, KY 40403-9020
+1 859-756-6094
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Fantastic hiking and educational center

The Pinnacles attract people from all around the state and country! The Forestry Outreach Center is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kayla Z
Neat Spot

Beautiful spot with some view points of the surrounding mountains. There are a few trails to choose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kayla D
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“indian fort” (23 reviews)
“great hiking” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Highway 21, Berea, KY 40403-9020
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+1 859-756-6094
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"indian fort"
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"pinnacle trail"
in 8 reviews
"great hiking"
in 7 reviews
"nice hike"
in 6 reviews
"day hike"
in 3 reviews
"eagles nest"
in 3 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 3 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 3 reviews
"great place to hike"
in 3 reviews
"devil's kitchen"
in 3 reviews
"main trail"
in 3 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 2 reviews
"strenuous hike"
in 2 reviews
"trail starts"
in 2 reviews
"went straight"
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"the red river gorge"
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"absolutely stunning views"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Pinnacles attract people from all around the state and country! The Forestry Outreach Center is a new building built by Berea College to give information about the College's Forest--it's super interesting! It's an air conditioned building with indoor restrooms and a water fountain. There's...More

Thank Kayla Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot with some view points of the surrounding mountains. There are a few trails to choose from.

Thank Kayla D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice well maintained trails Moderate activity hike Took about 90 minutes up and back to West pinnacles

1  Thank Thomas O
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I live quite close to The Pinnacles, but it is always our first thought when it comes to a hike. This place has wonderful scenery, beautiful views, easy accessibility, some small hiking challenges, and a new information area with bathrooms. All in all, a great...More

2  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice hike to either pinnacle, not too strenuous but not still challenging. Usually you meet some nice dog and people also hiking.

Thank Bobby A
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

About three miles east of Berea, Ky, lies Indian Fort mountain. The land is owned by Berea College as a part of its forest reserves. This mountain, just over 1500 feet above sea level at its highest point, consists of steep limestone cliffs, with sandstone...More

4  Thank cathym0sier
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The Berea College Forrest boasts some of the best hiking trails and greatest views in the area. Whether you are an avid outdoors adventurer or a casual hiker, the Pinnacles are a worthy place to visit.

1  Thank Chad H
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time here. It was myself, my wife and our 9 year old daughter along with our dog. There were a lot of hikers with dogs. We went straight up the hill to the top. It was a good workout. The views...More

Thank Russell C
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Fairly easy hiking, family friendly, dog friendly, several vistas offering great views and nice picnic locations.

Thank Tamara S
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

It was a pretty nice hike to take. There was some hills that would be hard on the knees if you have problems but the trail is clear and easy to follow with seeing hikers as you go. very nice!

Thank Tina C
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Samantha D
June 15, 2017|
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Response from weirbarbara | Reviewed this property |
I did use the website however, the directions to get there were not specific. We asked local people working at Boones Hotel, but found that they weren't sure of where to park. I think that many people would benefit from more... More
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Cindy S
June 2, 2017|
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Response from weirbarbara | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I was there in May.
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May 22, 2017|
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Response from FranknMary1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are welcome on the trails - leashed. There are some really dangerous cliffs and drop-offs, but a leashed, well behaved dog would be fun. My old lab mix could never make the hills. :-(
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