Hike To The Spot Where Legend Says That A Chain Protects The Town Of Pineville In Kentucky

Each town in the Bluegrass State has its own legends, those stories that have been told by generations and now, we aren’t quite sure if they’re real or make believe. In the mountains of eastern Kentucky, in the town of Pineville, legend became reality in a way when a chain was attached to rocks high atop the mountain. You can hike to this scenic mountain trail in Kentucky today and you’ll definitely want to when you spend time in this beautiful area of our state.

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Pine Mountain is home to Kentucky’s first state park and is also the setting of one of the most well-known legends in the state. Hike this scenic mountain trail in Kentucky and see chained rock for yourself, and then decide if you think this chain is truly protecting the children and residents of Pineville. Are you familiar with chained rock and have you hiked to see it? Share your experience with us in the comments!

For more information on this scenic mountain trail in Kentucky, visit the Pine Mountain State Resort Park website and also check out its Alltrails site.

And for more on this historic park on Pine Mountain, read all about it in our previous article.

Address: Chained Rock Rd, Pineville, KY 40977, USA