Climb Through Rocks And Witness Historic Views Along The Blue Heron Trail In Kentucky

There are many opportunities throughout Kentucky to hike through history and experience incredible views. Especially in the mountainous areas of our state, you can see evidence of the mining community and also check out views of the rocky hills, rivers, and waterfalls that make up this naturally beautiful area. Within the Big South Fork National Recreation Area, you’ll find the Blue Heron Mining Community and the Blue Heron Loop Trail in Kentucky. This diverse trail takes you through history and also offers views, rock formations, creeks and rivers, wildlife, and so much more.

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Many visit the Blue Heron Mining Community for its history, but don’t miss out on a chance to hike the Blue Heron Loop Trail in Kentucky. With amazing views of the river and mountains, as well as its own impressive natural beauty, this underrated hike is worth a visit in the Bluegrass State. Have you hiked the Blue Heron Loop Trail in Kentucky? What is your favorite part? Share your experience with us in the comments!

For more information on this trail, check out the NPS map, the Big South Fork Site, and also this information on Alltrails.

And for more on the Blue Heron Mining Community, take a look at our previous article.

Address: Strunk, KY 42649, USA