Ridgetop Trail

Carter Caves State Resort Park

Olive Hill, Kentucky


Multi use ridgetop trail within Tygart State Forest follows the border around a hardwood tree reforestation project. During the warm season users need to be prepared for tick and poison ivy encounters. The trail provides some great overlooks, especially during the fall and winter months. Avoid this trail or wear blaze orange during designated hunting seasons. Orange blazes mark trail.

  • Length: 3.4 mi
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • 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. There are 26 miles of trails, as well as the 45 acre Smokey lake. 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.


344 Caveland Dr.
Olive Hill, KY 41164

Region: Eastern
County: Carter
Phone: 606-286-4411
Website: parks.ky.gov/parks/r...
Email: cartercaves@ky.gov
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