10 Picturesque Trails In Kentucky That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking

Winter in Kentucky is coming. The days are shorter. The air is brisk. Your morning begins with scraping frost off of your windshield. There’s nothing we can do to stop the inevitable arrival of winter, but just because the temperature drops doesn’t mean you should stay cooped up indoors until the first signs of spring. These 10 hikes in Kentucky are perfect for a chilly winter day. They’re all under two miles and have mostly easy terrain to help you keep your footing during snowy or icy days.

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There are plenty more short hikes that are great for winter weather throughout Kentucky, so add your favorite one in the comments. Has anyone hiked any of these 10 trails before?