Hike Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve

 

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#ExploreKentucky: Experience one of Kentucky’s raddest ecological gems, Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve. The preserve is located adjacent to Camp Blanton and contains an old growth forest, a pristine stream system, scenic views of the surrounding mountain range, and wondrous geological formations. EKI & Kentucky Natural Land Trust have annually lead a hike here since 2015. For more information on program, click here.

 
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WHAT TO BRING: Water (especially on hot days), snacks, camera, binoculars, and a headlamp or flashlight for the hike back down in the dark. Please remember to take away what you bring in.

HIGHLIGHTS : Knobby Rock, The Maze, and Sand Cave.

TIPS: Stay on trail - State Nature Preserves have strict rules as preserves contain sensitive ecosystems. Be out before dusk. Spend as much time as possible taking in the view on Knobby Rock.

MORE INFORMATION: naturepreserves.ky.gov/naturepreserves/Pages/blanton.aspx

RESOURCE MANAGER: OFFICE OF KENTUCKY STATE NATURE PRESERVES

HASHTAGS: #EXPLOREKENTUCKY #PINEMOUNTAINOFKY #KYWILDLANDS

 
 
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