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“Beautiful National Forest”

Daniel Boone National Forest
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Winchester
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Owner description: Boat, fish, hike and hunt to your heart's content in this scenic national forest.
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Beautiful National Forest. There is a lot to see and do and everything is beautiful and clean.

You definitely need to get to the natural bridge.

2  Thank JhShMN
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Middle Fork Campground in Natural Bridge State Park. Very clean and convenient to several trailheads in Daniel Boone National Forest.
The trails are litter free and well-marked. All ramps and stairs are well made and sturdy.
Several available trails to see all the beauty this park has to offer.
Rangers very helpful. During our stay there were severe thunderstorm warnings. Early on a ranger came by our RV to ask if we would be more comfortable staying in one of the shelters.
We decided to ride out the storm in our motor home. During the storm it was comforting to the see ranger drive up to check on the level of the creek. We felt confident the rangers were looking out for our well-being. Our only regret is that we did not schedule more time. We will return.
After a long day of hiking, we rode the tram up to the Natural Bridge. It was exquisite and we were sorry we were just too worn out to hike any more, because there were several areas we would like to have explored.

3  Thank Hikesleepeat
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Come prepared with maps and a clear plan of what you would like to do.

Daniel Boone National Forest has 707,000 acres - it is divided into sections. We drove on a day outside of Lexington KY.

trip and didn't do complete research on what we wanted to do. That is definitely our mistake.

The trails where we turned on and seemed to be most popular where crowded with cars - and gravel roads.

The trailheads are very well marked but not with length of the trail - from what we learned some trails can be a couple of feet some can be a few miles.

It is an amazing beautiful forest - come prepared with maps - duh on our part - hopefully giving some information before your visit.

The rest stop that promised visitor information - very clean but provided more information on Cincinnati rather than local information.

Don't be discouraged reading this review - it is an amazing rough ride through a great National Forest.

We didn't do our research or find the maps we needed.

We did have a great time and hike

Do your research and come with maps and unless you want a limited amount of fast food - pack a lunch and water.

Great time but come prepared

11  Thank Maggy L
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

It is worth the trip up to natural bridge. Kentucky is such a pretty state and it has very nice state parks with nice hiking trails

3  Thank Annie-5Greensburg
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Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Roads were in excellent condition considering temperatures rapidly dropping. River views impressive. Fort has winter hours 10 AM - 4 PM

2  Thank Mom2ArmyRangerMedic
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