Laurel Creek Trail #620

Daniel Boone National Forest Stearns Ranger District

Whitley City, Kentucky


4.43 mile linear trail, trailhead located on Country Rd. 696, trail ends at KY 478, traverses ridgetop and crosses timber cut made in the 1980s, descends to creek with several small swimming holes along the way, mountain laurel and rhododendron are abundant, dirt surface, moderate difficulty

  • Length: 4.43 mi

  • Hiking
  • Biking
General Description

Located along the Cumberland Plateau in eastern and southern Kentucky, the forest encompasses over 707,000 acres of rugged terrain. Over 600 hundred miles of trails are scattered all throughout the forest for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and ATV/OHV riders. Experience natural wonders such as the Natural Arch and the Three Forks of Beaver Overlook. The Stearns Ranger District has the Natural Arch, Alpine, and Beaver Creek Wilderness recreation areas. Be sure to check because some areas do require a fee or pass in order to visit.


Laurie Smith
3320 Highway 27 N
Whitley City, KY 42653

Region: South Central
County: Mccreary
Phone: 606-376-5323
Email: mailroom_r8_daniel_b...
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