.5 mile loop, a severe storm felled a large tulip poplar that came to rest along the sandstone bluff, hand hewn steps were cut into the side of the tree, the living stairway has since been replaced with a metal one, and the tree died in 2002, regarded as one of the most unique trails in Kentucky's State Park system
Pine Mountain State Resort Park, a 1,500 acre park in eastern Kentucky, offers plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Wasioto Winds Golf Course is an 18 hole championship course, ranked by Golf Digest as the fourth best new affordable public course in the country. If golf isn't your style, there are more than enough ways to feed your need for adventure at Pine Mountain. The park has 15 miles of self guided trails, a variety of area wildlife, and a museum as well as a nature center. Those wanting to enjoy the park for an extended stay may reserve a room at Hendon J. Evans lodge or in one of the 20 cottages on the park.