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Pine Mountain Trail State Park
Length 120 mi (193 km)
Location Eastern United States
Trailheads Breaks Interstate Park, Kentucky
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky
Use Hiking
Trail Difficulty Moderate to Difficult
Sights Cumberland Plateau
Hazards Severe weather
American Black Bear
Tick-borne diseases
Mosquitos
Biting flies
Chiggers
Steep grades
Limited water
Diarrhea from water
Poison ivy
Venomous snakes

Pine Mountain Trail State Park is a 120 mi (193 km) trail under development in U.S. state of Kentucky. Once completed, the trail will wind along Pine Mountain Ridge from the Breaks Interstate Park to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. The park itself will cover a 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) band along Pine Mountain.[1]

As of May 2009, the trail is completed from the Breaks Interstate Park to Kingdom Come State Park.[2]

Trail sections

The following chart lists the completed trail sections as of May 2009:

Trail Section Length Shelters Start to Finish
Birch Knob 28 mi (45 km) none Breaks Interstate Park to U.S. 23
Highland Section 16 mi (26 km) two U.S. 23 to U.S. 119

References

  1. ^ Susan Reigler, Pam Spaulding (2009). "Eastern Kentucky Parks". The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0813192080.  
  2. ^ http://www.pinemountaintrail.com/trailinfo.html Retrieved on 2009-12-28

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