The Sheltowee Trace Association
A 501c(3) non-profit formed to protect, preserve and promote the Sheltowee Trace National Recreational Trail as a significant national resource for the enjoyment of hikers, bikers and equestrians, and for the value that wild and scenic lands provide to all people.
Discover and Enjoy Kentucky's Long Trail
Sheltowee Trace Association, 63 Burtonville Rd., Tollesboro, Ky. 41189 Phone: 606-584-7744
Your compliance with rules that protect the land and streams will help keep these trails open. Resource damage due to illegal use is documented and can negatively affect the process that determines if future trails are developed.
Kentucky law prohibits the consumption of alcohol in public places and prohibits open containers of alcohol.
At this time, all trails are free use except for the White Sulphur Trail on the Cumberland Ranger District and Redbird Crest Trail on Redbird Ranger District. A special recreation pass is required to use these trails.
The following types of permits are available:
In the past, most of the Daniel Boone National Forest was open to off-highway vehicle (OHV) use, including off-trail use. OHV's include both full size off-road vehicles, rail buggies, three and four wheeler ATV's and motorcycles. As the popularity of these recreational vehicles increased, so did their use on the Forest. However, because of increasing damage to soils, water, and certain sensitive plants and animals, we have implemented the following regulations.
Cromer Ridge is closed to motor vehicle use.
Cromer Ridge is now closed to ATV use.