7 Fall Foliage Trails In Kentucky To Explore During Our State’s Best Hiking Season

When fall arrives in Kentucky, it’s difficult to stay indoors. From walking down the street to climbing up the side of a gorge, there are so many ways to experience autumn in the Bluegrass. During this time of year, you have the beauty of the colorful trees, along with the cooler temperatures, making this arguably the best season for hiking in Kentucky. If you’re looking for a new spot to explore this year, check out these 7 fall foliage trails in Kentucky. They are just a sampling of the best places to visit this season, but any one of them are perfect for exploring in the fall.

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These fall foliage trails in Kentucky show the best of our state this season. Hike to an overlook, stroll along the water, or chase a waterfall that’s surrounded by fall color. No matter which one you decide to explore, be sure to spend time outside in our beautiful state this autumn. What’s your favorite fall foliage trail in Kentucky? We’d love to hear your opinions in the comments!

And if you need more suggestions of where to see fall colors in Kentucky, check out our scenic road trip here.