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12 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Kentucky Should Take

The weather has been warming up and everything is in bloom. That makes it a perfect time for a short hike in Kentucky on one of our many scenic trails. There are places to walk or hike all around the state that offers breathtaking views you won’t get anywhere else. Mother Nature has blessed the Bluegrass State with such an abundance of woodland beauty it would take months to cover it all.

Here are 12 beautiful short hikes in Kentucky to get you started:

There are both longer and shorter hikes in Kentucky if none of these seem appealing. With so many beautiful spots to choose from, picking the best can be a challenge. What (and where) are your favorite places to go for a short hike in Mother Nature?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.