This Quaint Little Trail Is The Shortest And Sweetest Hike In Kentucky
There are times in a Kentuckian’s life when you want to challenge yourself with an invigorating hike through our state’s natural beauty, and when that happens, these hikes under five miles are a few great places to consider. However, there are also times when you want to experience the outdoors, but in a less rigorous manner. If that’s the case, then this quaint little trail is an excellent choice. The McConnell Springs Trail in Lexington has ties to the very beginning of our state and is filled with surprises, all in a short loop hike. This trail is short and sweet and perfect for anyone who just wants a taste of what Kentucky has to offer.
McConnell Springs Park is located at 416 Rebmann Ln., Lexington, KY 40504. For more information, visit its website here and follow along with them on Facebook here.
The McConnell Springs Trail may be short, but with a blue hole, boardwalk pathways, and plenty of plant and wildlife, it’s filled with the sweetest of surprises. Have you walked through this hidden gem in Lexington? What other short hikes in Kentucky do you take when you just want to get outdoors? Let us know in the comments!
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.