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
TOP ROUTES FOR YOUR BIKING ADVENTURES ALONG THE TRACE Please bike safely. For your protection we highly recommend a helmet be worn at all times while biking on the Trace. Please be courteous and yield to horseback riders who may be on this section of Trace.
Cave Run Lake - Ride the loop circuit using the Caney Loop Trail south and back to the Lake on the Sheltowee Trace. Difficulty: Moderate. Distance: About 8 miles.
S-Tree to Rt 421 McKee - Trailhead parking at either end of this route. Difficulty - Moderate. Distance: 10 miles. After this long ride why not head into McKee for some lunch or supper.
Rt 421 Trailhead to Turkey Foot Camp Grounds - Difficulty: Moderate. Distance: 9 miles.
Cromers ridge exit 49 off 75 follow the trace up the gravel road turns single track after 3.5 miles and this section is one sweet section take...s you past Hawk Creek. We normaly go 10 miles then turn back.
Laurel Lake - The parking lot at 192 just north of Laurel lake this is parking for two rides one, you take the Trace north (Very Techincal trail) this section is just amazing with giant boulders and the option to do a loop on the rock castle Narrows.
Second ride is going south from the parking lot non technical trail with great views of the lake.
Laurel Lake spill way parking lot and eading sout along the rock castle river is a great trail wit just the most amazing views of the river. This trail is where you ride under a boulder that is pinch by two other boulders.
Northern Terminus to Dry Branch Creek - Distance 10 miles. Moderate difficulty with several small climbs followed by downhills. Definitely make sure your breaks are working and tires are good.
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Please bike safely. For your protection we highly recommend a helmet be worn at all times while biking on the Trace. Please be courteous and yield to horseback riders who may be on this section of Trace.