HIKING

Hiking at Green River Lake State Park

 

View the Trail Maps for Campbellsville, Green River Lake & Taylor County

 

Hiking at Green Rive Lake State ParkGreen River Lake State Park

179 Park Office Road
(270)465-8255

One of the County’s greatest recreational attractions is Green River Lake! Encompassing 8,210 surface acres of water and over 20,000 acres of wildlife management area beautiful scenery and great outdoor recreational opportunities are in abundance. Green River Lake State Park offers many attractions for those who love nature and wish to experience the natural beauty of Kentucky. Along with the great camping, boating, fishing, hunting and picnicking opportunities found around Green River Lake, the park has 28 miles of trails twisting around the lake with some of the most scenic views in the region.

The Park has trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.  Foot-travel is allowed on all trails, but bikes and horses are restricted from some trails.

Download the Green River Lake State Park Trail Map

 

Salsman TrailUS Army Corps of Engineers

544 Lake Rd.
(270)465-4463

The Corps of Engineers have 6 miles of hiking trails off Lake Road located between Soul Chapel Road and Site 1 Boat Ramp. The Salsman trail is 1.1 miles in length and offers a beautiful view of Green River Lake and the floating cabins at Green River Marina. The wooded path is well marked with trail markers.

Download the Army Corp of Engineers Trail Map

 

Hiking at Clay Hill Memorial ForestClay Hill Memorial Forest

7426 Old Lebanon Rd.
(270) 465-9570

The Clay Hill Memorial Forest has 4 hiking trails offering almost 6 miles of trails. All trails are color coded and well marked with interpretive signage along the route. Clay Hill Memorial Forest is approximately 8 miles from the city of Campbellsville.

The Little Angel Spring at Clay Hill Memorial Forest trail is 1.4 miles in length; its signs are green. It leads through a mature beech maple wood where you can see some of the largest trees at Clay Hill. To get to the spring you have to descend about 100 feet along a trail that has steps and a handrail. At the spring there is a small observation deck, a marble statue of an angel and a plaque memorializing Joan White Howell. The spring is home to a unique group of insects, some of which do not occur anywhere else in Kentucky. This spring contains some of the highest quality water in the Upper Green River.

Download the Clay Hill Memorial Forest Trail Map

 

Tebbs Bend Green River Nature AreaTebbs Bend-Green River Trails

327 Tebbs Bend Road
(270) 789-9880

Explore over 5 miles of hiking trails in the Green River Tebbs Bend area that wind around the Green River, Civil Wars sites and the Blue Heron wetlands. You may see eagles, great blue herons, wood ducks, rabbits, quail, and various songbirds along the trails.

Trailheads are located at the Homeplace and the Tebbs Bend Toll House. Take the walking tour at the Homeplace, a working farm for more than 200 years, to learn about the farm and the families who lived there.  You can also stop by the Tebbs Bend Toll House Mon- Fri between 10-4 pm for information on the Tebbs Bend Civil War Battlefield.

Download a trail map for the Tebbs Bend Green River Nature Area