Are you new to the Greenup, County, or Northeastern Kentucky mountain hiking/biking region? When you’re RV camping with us, here are few places nearby our campground.
Are you new to the Greenup, County, or Northeastern Kentucky mountain biking/hiking region or looking to find some new lines? Maybe fishing isn’t your thing, or maybe you like all three. Let us dial you into local trails that’ll promise to put a smile on your face—nice trails with breathtaking views.
However, with the winding and weaving network of trails, knowing how to make the most of this mountain hiking mecca is easier said than done. The best way to guarantee you find the ideal trails and terrain you’re looking for is to read the local trail reviews. Two trails the locals in Greenup Recommend are the Michael Tygart Loop Trail and the Claylick Loop.
The Michael Loop TrailThe trail begins at the Jesse Stuart Lodge. It follows the Fern Valley Trail for approximately half a mile before turning left. Yellow blazes mark the trail. It crosses the road at 1.5 miles and passes by a cemetery. The trail continues for approximately 1 mile to Blackberry Shelter (shelter number #1 on the map). Continue on the gravel road for approximately.25 miles and turn right at the sign that reads Park Marina. Continue straight, following yellow blazes down a small hill to the Pruitt Fork valley. You will see abandoned homes, a few creeks, and a variety of plant life. The trail will continue along the shoreline for approximately two miles to the Park Marina. You can enjoy the Michael Tygart Loop Trail in autumn, winter, or spring. April and May are great months to photograph wildflowers. The end of October is a good time to see fall colors.
Length (mi.): 8.5
Claylick loop trail is marked with blue blazes. It begins at Park Marina. The trail follows forest lines, descends towards Lake Michigan, and circles back at the original starting point. Beautiful views of poplar, oak, and beech trees, as well as scenic views of the lake and rock formations, can all be enjoyed from this trail. This trail leads to the Belwood shelter (#3 on the map).
Length (mi.): 9
So whether you’re looking for someone to lead stress-free hiking or mountain bike adventure for the whole family or want a fellow ripper to help you find the best dirt, guided tours are tailored specifically to you and your needs. Professional guides will pair you with a ride that complements your skill level and desires and get you safely out on the trails in no time.