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Mammoth Cave Railroad Trail

 3 votes

8.8 Miles 14.2 Kilometers


Doubletrack

520' 158 m

Ascent

-456' -139 m

Descent

939' 286 m

High

665' 203 m

Low

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Unknown

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A trail that is hidden in plain sight.

Kristen Arendt

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This hidden gem gets overlooked by many park visitors because it is a bit longer (at just over eight miles, one way) and there just isn't a good way to loop it. That aside, it has some rolling hills and easy flats to cruise along on.

If you are looking for an easy ride, a good option is to start in Cave City and ride up to the Mammoth Cave National Park Visitor Center where you can refill a water bottle, catch your breath from all that uphill, and then turn and ride back to your car.

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Sep 23, 2017
David Whittinghill
Rode the south end if this trail today with my 9 year old daughter. Nice trail covered in a tiny gravel. Much of our northard journey was up hill a... 4.2mi

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  3.3 from 3 votes

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in South Side

#121

in Kentucky

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