Take An Easy Out-And-Back Trail To Enter Another World At Chimney Rock In Kentucky

While many of Kentucky’s most scenic places are hidden deep in the woods, there are also some spots that are easily accessible. Our state offers roadside overlooks where you barely have to get out of your car, but there are also short trails that lead to the most awe-inspiring views. Located in Red River Gorge, the Chimney Top Trail (also known as Chimney Rock), is an easy trail in Kentucky that takes you out to an overlook and then back to reality. You’ll feel as if you’ve entered another world, or at least like you’re on top of it, while exploring this easy trail in Kentucky.

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If you can’t make it out to this trail soon, take a look at what to expect when you reach the overlook:

This easy trail in Kentucky is one of the best in the area thanks to its accessibility and incredible views. You’ll feel as if you’re on top of the world as you stand upon Chimney Top Rock, looking out over out beautiful state. Have you hiked this out and back trail in Red River Gorge? What is your favorite easy trail in Kentucky? Let us know in the comments or better yet, share with us on our nominations page!

And for more information on the Chimney Rock Trail, visit its DBNF website.

If you’re looking for another easily accessible trail, check out this one near Mammoth Cave.

Address: Pine Ridge, KY 41360, USA