You’ve Never Experienced Anything Like This Epic Abandoned Railroad Hike In Kentucky

You will see beautiful scenery, along with a lot of history when you take an abandoned railroad hike in Kentucky. Hiking and history enthusiasts can try their own luck and quest out some train tracks no longer in use, or you can take full advantage of the Rails to Trails program. We currently have 36 miles of converted track on the Dawkins Line Trail, but the project has continued to grow since 1994.

Here are 10 fun reasons to take the Dawkins Line abandoned railroad hike in Kentucky:

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If you are hankering to get out into nature and walk the rails, the Dawkins Line Rail Trail is a beautiful abandoned railroad hike in Kentucky. If you love to hike, but aren’t into the rail trail scene, check out some of these gorgeous nature hikes.