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Daniel Boone National Forest Cumberland Ranger District

Tollesboro, Kentucky - Northern Kentucky River Region

63 Burtonville Rd.
Tollesboro, KY 41189

280 miles through Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork, travels from outside Morehead through Stearns and into Tennessee, some sections paved, some sections open to Mountain Biking & Horse Riding, camping available along the trail in various sites, some parts are difficult, thru-hiking is not recommended for inexperienced or novice hikers/backpackers. Additional mileage is being added on in Tennessee currently.
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing

The Cumberland Ranger District of the Daniel Boone National Forest is split into two main recreational areas. The Red River Gorge area and Cave Run Lake area both offer have fantastic opportunities for adventure. Cave Run Lake is an 8,270 acre reservoir located near Morehead Kentucky and is a top destination for anglers, especially muskie fishermen. Aside from the lake, there is an extensive trail system that includes miles of trails for all users A large section of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreational Trail travels through the Cave Run Lake area. White Sulphur Horse and ATV/OHV camp is a popular camp for those wishing to ride the trails.