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This One Easy Hike In Kentucky Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

When it comes to breathtaking, but easy trails in Kentucky, the Raven Run Nature Sanctuary at 3885 Raven Run Way in Lexington should be on your bucket list. This gorgeous area provides a true escape from the busy life of our second largest city. It has 734 acres of natural beauty preserved in a nature sanctuary which includes the Kentucky River Palisades and some early state history. The well maintained, short trails provide hikers with a complete tour of the sanctuary.

Here are 10 reasons Raven Run offers the best easy hike in Kentucky:

1. Raven’s Run doesn’t get as much publicity as some of the bigger nature attractions, like Red River Gorge, but it is just as beautiful.

When it comes to finding serene, but easy trails in Kentucky, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary is the place to go. No trail is longer than 3 miles, and all but one are considered easy for anyone, including beginning hikers. The handicap accessible trail is an added bonus, as not many hiking trails offer that type of amenity. What is your favorite short hiking trail in our state?

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.