6.7 miles
Distance
1,934 ft
Climb
-1,963 ft
Descent
02:02:34
Avg time
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    Land Manager

Buckskin Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cave Run Lake
    Morehead, Kentucky
  • Ref Number
    #113
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #196718 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Follows Cave Run Lake shore westward to the intersection of Connector Trail 7.0
#108 in the Big Cave Run drainage. Turn north and go to the ridge intersecting with Forest
Service Road 1225 and Hog Pen Trail #106. Turn right to follow road and pass a pond before
returning to single track trail. Follow west again along the lakeshore to the intersection of
Cave Run Trail #112.

Disclaimer

Hiking and mountain biking are permitted on this section of Buckskin trail. Horse and motorized use are not permitted. Trail signs warn that MTB are prohibited, however DBNF website shows that they are allowed.

More Stats for Buckskin Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -29 ft
  • Altitude min
    731 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,152 ft
  • Altitude start
    879 ft
  • Altitude end
    851 ft
  • Grade
    -0.081%
  • Grade max
    -42.527%
  • Grade min
    60.4%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,342 ft
  • Avg time
    02:02:34
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