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Great location,but people are inconsiderate and make it trashy

This place is an amazing little treat to have so close. And at no cost! The hike to the little... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Beautiful trail, wish it was better marked.

In fairness we went on Mother's Day and there were just a TON of people. I'm sure that is why... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Leitchfield, Kentucky
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  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Jun 18, 2018
“Great location,but people are inconsiderate and make it trashy”
May 18, 2018
“Beautiful trail, wish it was better marked.”
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1200 Shanty Hollow Road, Bowling Green, KY
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

The "hiking trail" is a pathway through the woods, up and down hills and over or under trees across it. Not for the handicap person. It is a beautiful stretch of scenery and if you make it to the falls it makes it worth it.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank shawnn42210
Reviewed July 21, 2018

this place is very very trashy my god there was a big garbage bag in the bushes right next to the lake that looked like a body was dumped there. as 4 the trails? what trails. don't waste your time!!! nobody cleans up after themselves.....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Lenny A
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This place is an amazing little treat to have so close. And at no cost! The hike to the little water fall isn't bad at all and it is beautiful if you go at the right time. 4 stars only because the people can't be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank SavShares
Reviewed May 18, 2018

In fairness we went on Mother's Day and there were just a TON of people. I'm sure that is why there was a bit of trash along the way as well as dog poo on the trail. It was still a beautiful trail and we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Jeanine_RR
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

This hike takes about 50min, and is quite beautiful. Lots of photo ops. The last half is too uneven for our small elderly dog. I suggest bug spray!... and close toed shoes.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Gena W
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Great trail and lovely waterfall! Never knew the place existed until recently. Very nice place to hang a hammock and listen to the sounds of the waterfall.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank MDavisT2414
Reviewed May 31, 2017

I have been out here 5-6 times with my kiddos (currently 4 and 6). They love it so much because there is plenty of water for them to play in and a decent hike. Sometimes there are some shady people out but I don't ever...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank simplyliving694326
Reviewed April 6, 2017

I was amazed by this little hidden gem! We found a little waterfall at the end of our mile hike . Beautiful landscape with the opportunity to rock climb . Safe for the easy hiker and a little of a challenge for the rock climber....More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank stellafc2
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Had a free afternoon so I decided to take a drive to Shanty Hollow Lake and Hiking Trail. The ride in the country was relaxing with a lot of twist and turns on the road. One entering the Shanty Hollow Lake parking lot I noted...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank DrMarc9491
Reviewed October 8, 2016

The trails are beautiful - hike up to the waterfall without needing any special equipment or hiking shoes. The fallen trees and creek make beautiful photo spots.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Laura H
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Colin D
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Jeanine_RR | Reviewed this property |
There is a lake. We saw people canoeing I have no idea how the swimming conditions are.
David H
May 31, 2018|
Response from dlogan4888 |
You are not supposed to camp there because all the land around the lake is privately owned so there isn’t a camp ground anywhere close to or around this lake. But there is a place on the trail where You can camp that people... More
May 15, 2017|
Response from stellafc2 | Reviewed this property |
I would say overall no. You will be able to enjoy a little scenery but not enough to enjoy all that it has to offer