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CAVE BRANCH TRAIL

Carter Caves State Resort Park

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Olive Hill, Kentucky - Kentucky's Appalachians
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344 Caveland Dr.
Olive Hill, KY 41164

606-286-4411
cartercaves@ky.gov
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Multi use trail within Tygart State Forest that explores the picturesque valley of the stream less Cave Branch Creek which is flowing underground through Bat Cave before it resurfaces near the park entrance. Avoid this trail or wear blaze orange during designated hunting seasons. Blue blazes mark trail.
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Carter Caves State Resort Park has everything an outdoor enthusiast could want. Offering cave trips, hiking, biking, and horse trails, as well as canoe trips and fishing, you're sure to find something that will satisfy your need for adventure. An equestrian campground can accommodate 8 horse trailers and provides easy access to the trail systems in and around the park. There are 26 miles of trails, as well as the 45 acre Smokey lake. Carter Caves now offers climbers the opportunity to rock climb and rappel on the park! For full rules and regulations on climbing visit the website. There are campsites, lodges, and cottages to make sure your stay is as comfortable no matter how luxurious or primitive you want your overnight adventure.

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