Winding Stair Gap

Daniel Boone National Forest London Ranger District

London, Kentucky


1.2 miles, begins on Forest Road 119, ends at Rockcastle Narrows east trail, most of trail is through a second growth forest, pass site of old Warner Hotel that stood from early 1800s-early 1900s, moderately strenuous

  • Length: 1.2 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 rides, and ATV/OHV riders. Note that all ATV/OHVs in the forest must be less than 50 inches wide. Attractions located in the London Ranger District include: Laurel River Lake, sections of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreational Trail, Cumberland and Rockcastle Rivers, Camp Wildcat Battlefield, and plenty of natural habitats and scenic areas to keep visitors captivated. Escape to some of the most inviting areas of Kentucky as you travel through the Daniel Boone National Forest.


Derek Ibarguen
761 South Laurel Rd.
London, KY 40744

Region: Eastern
County: Laurel
Phone: 606-864-4163
Email: mailroom_r8_daniel_b...
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