Frankfort, Kentucky (KY) Trails & Maps

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  • Big Four Bridge

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN, KY
    Length: 0.75 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Big Four Bridge links Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana, over the majestic Ohio River, once described by Thomas Jefferson as “the most beautiful river on Earth.” The bridge’s unusual name comes from the informal name of the ...
  • Brighton East Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Brighton East Rail Trail was Fayette County's first, opening in 2007. The original 1-mile trail through recent residential development between Bryant Road and Pleasant Ridge Park proved overwhelmingly popular with locals, and another 1-mile ...
  • Clarksville Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Clarksville Heritage Trail links the residential heart of Clarksville, Indiana, with its growing trail system and two local parks. The trail, which occupies an abandoned Dinky Line railroad corridor donated to the city, begins in the south ...
  • Clarksville Levee Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Clarksville Levee Trail, as its name suggests, winds through Clarksville, Indiana, on top of the levees designed to hold back the Ohio River in the event of rising water. Trail users might want to begin their trek at the Interpretive Center ...
  • Heritage Trail of Madison

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Heritage Trail of Madison connects the downtown of Madison, Indiana, with its steep hilltop section. Begin your journey at the intersection of Vaughn Drive and Vernon Street along the Ohio River. From there, the trail follows an abandoned ...
  • Legacy Trail (KY)

    State: KY
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Legacy Trail runs north and south through Lexington among green spaces, neighborhoods and parks. The trail joins Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington YMCA but there are plans to extend it south beyond the YMCA to the memorial art garden ...
  • Lexington/Big Sandy Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 109 miles
    Surface:

    From www.BikeLexington.com website: The Kentucky Rails to Trails Council and communities along the route have hosted a cycling relay from Lexington to Ashland in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. The first bicycle ride along the corridor between ...
  • Louisville Riverwalk

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 8.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Louisville Riverwalk travels through downtown along the Ohio River between Waterfront Park and Shawnee Park, west of the city. The trail features scenic river views, including an overlook near 26th Street, where you can see McApline Lock ...
  • Oldham County Interurban Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 13 miles
    Surface:

    From Greenways for Oldham County, Inc. website: The county is currently seeking a $350,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Transportation for Transportation Enhancement funding to support a critical 3.2 mile stretch of trail along Commerce ...
  • South Elkhorn Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The South Elkhorn Trail is a short community path in the southern reaches of Lexington, Kentucky. The rail-with-trail skirts the edge of the new housing developments centered on Newbury Way and Lochdale Terrace. Because the active railroad is ...
  • Town Branch Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KY
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Town Branch Trail in Lexington currently extends between Leestown Road and Alexandria Road, following an old railroad corridor between a subdivision and cultivated fields. Plans call for extending the trail along the abandoned railroad right-of-way ...
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