With more than 600 miles of trails, Daniel Boone National Forest’s Redbird Ranger District attracts adventuresome hikers, bikers, horseback and ATV/OHV riders. A helmet and fee pass is required for all motorized riders. Other attractions in the Redbird Ranger District include captivating scenery, natural habitats for elk and other wildlife, and Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield.
The Redbird Ranger District of the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky attracts nearly every kind of adventure seeker. It has over 60 miles of multi-use trails on the Redbird Crest Trail, and offers an abundance of wildlife and plant life for viewing and photographing. The Redbird Crest consists of sections of various lengths and difficulties. It begins and ends near the Redbird District Office, and passes through some of the most scenic backcountry in Kentucky. ATV/OHV users will need to purchase a permit to use the trail which is available at a number of stores in the area, or at the District Office. Visitors should call ahead for fee and the most up-to-date trail information.