Kentenia State Forest

Cumberland, Kentucky


4,277 acres, open for public hunting and fishing under statewide regulations, oldest forest owned by the state of Kentucky, LIttle Shepherd Hiking Trail access & primitive camping

  • Hiking
  • Hunting / Fishing
  • Camping
General Description

Kentenia State Forest is the oldest State Forest in Kentucky. Located in Harlan County it totals over 4,000 acres. Scattered among 7 plots, the Commonwealth of Kentucky acquired the land in 1919. It is open to public hunting and fishing, and the largest tract is accessible by way of the Little Shepherd Trail.


Little Shepherd Trail 1679
Cumberland, KY

Region: Eastern
County: Harlan
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