Hillman Heritage Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 10.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Motorized vehicles - Motorcycling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Access from Hillman Ferry Campground on W shoreline of Land Between the Lakes.
State(s): Kentucky
Counties: Lyon
Latitude: 36.946395
: -88.181484

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The trail winds along the ridge tops providing the hiker with a scenic view of Kentucky Lake, various forest habitats, and many species of wildlife including deer wild turkey, red-tailed hawks, bald eagles, and bobcats. The oak-hickory hardwood forest also contains dogwood, rebud trees and spring flowers.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 6%
Maximum Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 200
Elevation High Point: 400
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Matt Edwards
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
100 Van Morgan Dr
Golden Pond , KY 42211
(270) 924-2031



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