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10 Mile Not-So-Early Morning JMF Horine Trail Mix

A workout hike while enjoying morning in the forest. This one is the easier route of the two early morning hikes.

Difficulty level: Strenuous due to steep hills, distance, and pace

Distance, Pace, and Duration: 10 miles, faster pace workout, about 3-1/2 to 4 hours

Route:  The Blue, Red, and Orange trails in the Horine Section, starting from the Welcome Center

Regrouping: We stay together the entire hike and take several short breaks

What to Bring: Lots of water

Special considerations: Poison ivy, stinging nettle, ticks and possibly a poisonous snake

Map to locationclick here

Directions to Location: From I-65 take I-265 West (Gene Snyder Freeway). Take New Cut Road exit and turn left (south) Travel approximately 1.2 miles. At yellow flashing light, turn right onto Mitchell Hill Road. Travel 1.5 miles. turn left into the Welcome Center parking lot (11311 Mitchell Hill Road). The Welcome Center is a white, two story building with a red roof.

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  • Nicholas M.

    Spectacular walk. I hope others try a jump in the pond; I didn't get bit, and it felt great.

    1 · July 7, 2014

  • Moises

    Very nice hike as usual ... "Nice people, nice forest" thanks for the pics Howard.. "Spider-Man fail"!lol

    1 · July 5, 2014

    • Howard L.

      Looked more like Tarzan

      1 · July 6, 2014

    • Moises

      That's an old version; I still feel it lol

      July 7, 2014

  • Christy C.

    That was such good fun. Loved that hike!

    2 · July 5, 2014

  • Mark n.

    Excellent hike!!! So nice to be back in the JMF on a regular basis! What a gem!!

    2 · July 5, 2014

  • Michael E

    A good hike this morning with a great crew. Thanks for the photos Howard.

    2 · July 5, 2014

  • Alan

    Wish I could make it. Big family reunion planned tomorrow. Have fun!

    July 4, 2014

    • Michael E

      Hope to see you next week

      July 4, 2014

  • Brenda E.

    I'll be out of town, but back in the weekend circuit soon! :)

    2 · July 2, 2014

  • Christy C.

    Im thinking after cook out on the 4th ill need this hike!

    2 · July 2, 2014

    • Michael E

      This will burn off some of those cookout calories while having fun at the same time

      1 · July 2, 2014

  • Chris

    Not so early? Lol

    2 · July 2, 2014

    • Michael E

      Sleeping in an extra 30 minutes this Saturday

      1 · July 2, 2014

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