Fossil Trail

General Butler State Resort Park

Carrollton, Kentucky


4.5 miles looped trail, 3 access points, much of trail crosses open fields, old hardwood forests behind stone overlook which is highest point in county, currently open to hikers, plans to open to mountain biking in the future

  • Length: 4.5 mi

  • Hiking
General Description

In Carroll County of northern Kentucky sits General Butler State Resort Park. The 791 acre park has a 30 acre lake, 9 hole golf course, over 6 miles of trails, as well as canoe and rowboat rentals. The hilltop lodge offers spectacular views of the Ohio River valley, and there are over 100 campsites for those who prefer to "rough it" in the great outdoors. General Butler also has a variety of naturalist and recreation programs so be sure to check for the events calendar online.


1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY 41008

Region: North Central
County: Carroll
Phone: 502-732-4384
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