Negro Creek Trail

Daniel Boone National Forest Stearns Ranger District

Whitley City, Kentucky


2.75 linear trail, trailheaad located at KY 700, trail ends at Sheltowee Trace section 33, travel over carved steps in cliff, cross a number of streams with stepping stones, reach Big South Fork National Recreation area at 2.25 miles, dirt surface, moderate difficulty

  • Length: 2.75 mi

  • Hiking
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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