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
Helpful Books - Maps
Long Distance or Thruhiking
Friends, if hiking the A.T. is on your bucket list, there are several books that can be helpful in planning and executing your journey. One we recommend is written by a fellow Kentuckian and former Big South Fork Ranger, Karen Thompson. Here a link to her site where you can purchase her book.
Need a map of The Trace. The newest editions for the southern half of The Trace are available at http://www.outragegis.com/store/product.php?productid=3219769
The USFS site allows you to order the three maps they have that cover The Trace. Each District should also have them on hand if you want to stop by. They also have a supply of Topo maps that cover the Daniel Boone NF.
Get the latest on what's happening in the DBNF. Got questions, they got answers. Visit http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/boone/
Join the dialog, get answers to questions about hiking, biking, riding the Trace by visiting our online forum http://www.sheltoweetrace.com/
What info on all the trails across Kentucky? Visit our friends over at http://www.kywilderness.com/
Working to connect the Great Eastern Trail, check out the work of the http://www.pinemountaintrail.com/
American Hiking Society works toward ensuring that hiking trails and natural places are cherished and preserved for us and for future generations as well.http://www.americanhiking.org/Default.aspx
The Kentucky Horse Council is a statewide, all-breed non-profit group which is committed to the horse and horse owners, their activities, and the horse industry environment through focused education, communications, and financial benefits. http://www.kentuckyhorse.org/
Kentucky Back Country Horsemen was organized to address the need to maintain horseback riding Kentucky's trails on public lands. KBCH works with federal, state, and local agencies to preserve and maintain access to public trails so that everyone has the freedom to enjoy them. http://kybch.com/index.php
To learn more on how you can work with other trail groups across the state visit http://www.kentuckytrails.org/