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Big South Fork Honey Creek Loop

Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve
Black Mountain, Kentucky
Pine Mountain State Resort Park
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine visits the Red River Gorge
Rockcastle Narrows
The Appalachian Trail
Big South Fork Honey Creek Loop
Ledford Arches RRG
Pine Mountain, KY
Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area
Kentuckiana Caves
Red River Gorge Trails & map
Big South Fork
Otter Creek - Outdoor Recreation Area
Cumberland Gap NHP
Mammoth Cave National Park
Red Byrd Arch
Cumberland Falls and area
Lost River Cave
My Old Kentucky Home lyrics and mp3
Cloud Splitter
Mantle Rock
Cumberland Falls Moonbow Trail
Indian Staircase 10-21-04
Natural Bridge...Slade, KY
Auxier Ridge, Double, Star Gap, Gray's, and Rock Bridge Arches
Timmon's and Adena Arches
Swift Camp Creek Trail
Other landmarks in Red River Gorge
Tioga Falls/Bridges to the past
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Bernheim Forest - Clermont, KY
Vernon-Douglas State Nature Preserve
Red Byrd Arch trip Via Ridgetop ...12-20-08 trip report
A Creek Runs through it

            On Saturday, May 8th I ventured to the Big South Fork NRRA to the Honey Creek Loop. It is advertised as a strenuous hike. It is as advertised. The highlight of the trail occurs as you descend into a slot canyon. You are surrounded by boulders, water and the sense of being dropped back in time to the age of the explorers. As you crawl over, under and in between said boulders you begin to realize why many say this is the toughest mile in the Big South Fork. I highly recommend this trail if you are into adventure. Don’t hike it in the rain or right after a heavy rain. You will be hiking up a waterfall and through creek beds. Go in prepared. The hike is only 5.6 miles but it is said to take some people 5-6 hours to hike it. It may also take that long if you choose to soak in the beauty.  I suggest hiking this trail counterclockwise. Take a map, a compass and if you have one a GPS. It will help should you get lost… in this land that time forgot. 

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The trail goes up this waterfall


I'm guessing man has been here before