Berea College Indian Fort Trail System, US Bike Route 76
Berea has long been an established destination for those seeking to engage with artists and craftsmen. It has a vibrant community where arts and history come alive. Now, it has added outdoor recreation to its repertoire. As a certified Kentucky Trail Town, Berea is now inviting people interested in hiking, biking and paddling to visit Berea and see whatthere is to do in its great outdoors. The TransAmerica 1976 US Bike Route, which travels across the United States, brings cyclists through Berea. They have developed a number of local cycling routes that take riders to some of the most interesting areas in Berea and Madison County. Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University students have been exploring the Indian Fort Trails at Berea College Forest for decades, and now Berea wants to share its famous "Pinnacle Trails" with the rest of the world. They have also identified some great options for paddlers throughout Madison County. After a day taking in the outdoors, come back to town and learn about how Berea first came to fame. Local artisans and restaurants await to make your trip to Berea complete. Stay at the Historic Boone Tavern or run out to the Kentucky Artisan Center and see goods from all over Kentucky. There is no shortage of places to visit and things to do in this Kentucky Trail Town.