See 17 Breathtaking Waterfalls on the Kentucky Wildlands Waterfall Trail
Kentucky is home to hundreds of waterfalls, and this trail takes you to 17 spectacular falls.
There's just something magical about waterfalls. I don't know about you, but there's just something incredible about seeing them in person. My husband and I have taken many hikes to different waterfalls. There's just something so rewarding about finding one when hiking through the woods. It's like finding your own little piece of paradise in the middle of nowhere.
Typically when we think of waterfalls we picture places like Niagara Falls or Yosemite Falls, but it turns out there are hundreds of waterfalls right in our own backyard. The Midwest is home to many stunning waterfalls in their own right. In fact, Kentucky alone is home to over a thousand waterfalls. The Kentucky Waterfall database has currently logged 1,140 waterfalls in the state, you can see the full list of waterfalls here.
Kentucky Wildlands Waterfall Trail
Who doesn't love a good adventure? Explore Kentucky Wildlands has put together an incredible trail of 17 of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Kentucky Wildlands area. ExploreKyWildlands.com says:
The Kentucky Wildlands is home to more than 800 waterfalls, but you can experience some spectacular ones on The Kentucky Wildlands Waterfall Trail. While it’s impossible to feature all our great waterfalls on one trail, you’ll find these seventeen magnificent falls along forested paths, at the end of majestic mountain hikes or even on a short trek from a parking lot. On The Kentucky Wildlands Waterfall Trail, no two falls are alike.
The Kentucky Waterfall Trail starts you off at 76 Falls in Clinton County and wraps up at Bad Branch Falls in Letcher County. If you want to learn more about the Kentucky Wildlands Waterfall Trail, you can check out more information, and download their free waterfall guide, here.