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Lexington, Kentucky Trails and Maps

Looking for the best trails around Lexington, Kentucky? Find the top rated trails in Lexington, whether you're looking an easy walking path or a long bike trail, you'll find what you're looking for. Click on a trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.
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Brighton East Rail Trail

2 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Cathy Crockett Memorial Trail

2 miles
The Cathy Crocket Memorial Trail occupies the former railroad right-of-way of the Cincinnati¬ĖSouthern Railway that was relocated in the 1950s when Lake Cumberland was formed. The trail begins along US Highway 27/State Route 90 just west of Sloans ...
Ballast
Gravel

Cathy Crockett Memorial Trail Extension

6 miles
From Kentucky Rails to Trails Council website: The majority of the trail system will be located on the old Cincinnati Southern rail bed with approximately 3 miles of new trail construction to bypass three missing trestles. 6 miles of the ...

Legacy Trail (KY)

12 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

South Elkhorn Trail

0.5 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Town Branch Trail (KY)

2.2 miles
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 ...
Asphalt