The Underrated Hiking Trail In Kentucky That Takes You Along A Magical Cascade Of Waterfalls
Hiking in Kentucky is an adventure that everyone in our state should experience. And with so many beautiful trails to choose from, there is no excuse not to get out there and explore. Daniel Boone National Forest is perhaps the most popular area in the Bluegrass to hit up the trails, and there are plenty of them. From easy and paved to challenging, backpacking excursions, there is something for everyone. This waterfall hike in Kentucky falls right in the middle at just under 5 miles. The Bark Camp Trail is not easy, but it’s not overly challenging, and it comes with a beautiful pay off of a magical cascade of waterfalls as you make your way along this underrated hiking trail in Kentucky.
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The Bark Camp Trail is a magical waterfall hike in Kentucky that provides enough length and challenge for avid hikers, but is moderate enough for those up for a bit of an adventure. You’ll experience the natural wonder and diversity of Daniel Boone National Forest and a cascade of waterfalls, among other features, that will likely make this your new favorite hiking trail in Kentucky. Have you hiked to the Bark Camp Cascades? Share your experience with us in the comments!
For more information on the trail and directions to the trailhead, visit here.
And if you’re up for more waterfall hikes in Kentucky, check out this ultimate list featured in a previous article here.
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.
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