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Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

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Address: 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington, KY 40515-9536
Phone Number: +1 859-272-6105
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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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Beautiful solitude

Love hiking at Raven Run. It is beautiful year round. There are activity for children as well as adults. An awesome place to visit throughout the year.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melodee P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love hiking at Raven Run. It is beautiful year round. There are activity for children as well as adults. An awesome place to visit throughout the year.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raven Run is a great place for everyone! It has trails to accomodate everyone from beginner to advanced. We even took our double stroller and managed to get in some great exercise. We attended the Butterfly hike with a guide who talked about all of the different species and gardens. She was very knowledgeable. Now, my father-in-law wants the Kaufman... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

If your looking for a nice and quiet walk, this is it. The trails are easy to walk, the views are worth the time. Be sure to take a camera, numerous breathtaking views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is the best spot for hiking in Lexington. It can get busy on weekends, but if you can get there during the week, it is quite peaceful. Easy trails to more difficult ones. Beautiful views and a way to get a nice hike in without a long drive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The nature center has interesting exhibits to view. The guide will tell you about the different trails. There are maps available. We hiked to the river which involved some climbing. Nice, brisk walk. Beautiful area.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you like to hike or commune with nature, you will love Raven Run. the natural beauty will capture your heart, relax you and make you want to return over and over.

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We have traveled here in the summer when everything was in bloom.Now we have been there in the fall when leaves are there prettiest. Beautiful place to spend the day take a family and have picnic. You must see thus place in every season.God s gift to us.

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

The trails should be marked and there needs to be distances listed. We ended up on a trail that took forever to get to the end of. We never knew if we were getting close to the end so we didn't want to turn around and back track. It was very difficult for my children to make it to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The paths were clearly marked for each level of hiker/walker. It was rainy that day but still managed to walk the toughest course in a short amount of time. There were many visitors to Raven Run but it was not crowded to spoil our visit. A little gem hidden in Lexington.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Kept up with clean trails,plenty of parking,staff is awesome!A must go to!Spent 3 scenic hrs hiking!

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