10 Amazing Kentucky Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

Hiking can be an intimidating past time, especially in Kentucky with its wide range of landscapes and wilderness. Even if you’re a little hesitant to head out there, that’s no reason to avoid taking a hike in the Bluegrass State. Kentucky has endless trails that are under 3 miles and on the easy to moderate side, perfect for families and those who have a slight fear of miles and miles of unknown terrain.

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These trails may all be on the shorter side, but they still provide plenty of adventure and spectacular Kentucky scenery. Have you hiked them all? Do you have any favorites? Or did we miss your favorite short Kentucky hike? Share your thoughts and suggestions! For more info on any of these hikes, visit alltrails.com here and type in the name of the trail.