PLANNING A VISIT TO THE TRACE?
Thank you for visiting the STNRT. We welcome you and hope you have a great experience. We would like to ask you to voluntarily register your visit on our Guest Book so that over the course of the year we will know where visitors are coming from and what they have planned for their adventures on the Trace. This is voluntary and your information will only be used by the STA to help us protect, preserve and promote the Trace. This type of information helps us justify grant applications and plans with the land managers. To register click the button below. If you have questions or concerns please don't hesitate to email them to email@example.com.
Leaders Needed for Hike the Trace in Laurel County
The London Laurel Lake Chapter of the STA will host monthly "Hike the Trace" in Laurel County. Hike leaders with proven experience on the Trace in the county are needed to lead each hike. If you are qualified and interested please contact Steve Barbour, executive director of the STA at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 606.386.3636.
A list of planned hikes, distances, start and stop locations and dates of hikes is available HERE.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR FIRST OF TWO BRIDGE BUILDS IN BIG SOUTH FORK! 8
The first of two bridge builds is set for the first weekend of August, Friday the 3rd through Sunday the 5th. As many volunteers as can help are needed on Saturday to help move new materials in and old materials out from the Rock Creek Bridge on the Sheltowee Connector down to Pickett State Park. Materials will have to be hand carried, toted in using wheel barrels and carts where possible.
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND TO VOLUNTEER!
YOUR SOURCE FOR MAPS, GUIDES, HATS, MUGS, AND OTHER PROMOTIONAL MERCHANDISE
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE STA TRADING POST
First Members of the E2E Class of 2018! Are You In The Registry?
First to join the End 2 End Class of 2018, from Paducah Kentucky, Bob and Sharon Simmons. They sectioned hiked the Trace starting in 2013 on Thanksgiving. 13 legs and 17 monthly hikes later they reach the southern terminus. They wanted to thank especially Paul Rose our trail angel in Jackson County for help and their resident Sheltowee guru Rusty Padgett for his help.
Are you planning on thru hiking the Trace? We would like to add your names to the growining number who have completed the End 2 End hike of the Trace. Send your name, a photo along the Trace and dates you completed your End 2 End to email@example.com.
The STA has the resources and volunteers available to help with your plans.
Essentials for your thruhike:
Maps - The Trace maps are divided into North and South Map sets. The maps stop at Highway 421 in McKee, Kentucky. Save some money by purchasing a north bound or south bound navigation package (guidebook and both map sets) . Click HERE to go to our online store.
Guidebooks - There are two guidebooks available for your use. They are designed to give you a more point by point hiking experience. They are constructed based on the direction you will hike. Northbound starts at the Southern Terminus and goes north. Southbound, the Northern Terminus and goes south. Click HERE to purchase a trail guide.
Shuttles - The STA has a list of volunteers and commercial shuttle providers available. Reserving a shuttle is as easy as filling out the "Shuttle Request Form". We will pass along your request to the appropriate volunteers or commercial company who will contact you to confirm your shuttle. RESERVING A SHUTTLE AS FAR IN ADVANCE IS ENCOURAGED. Shuttle requests with less than 48 hours notice may or may not be honored.