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Backpacking the Bee Rock Area Daniel Boone National Forest
Come and backpack along a part of the Sheltowee Trace and along the Rockcastle river. This has become my favorite trip and I make it an annual occurrence. Friday night we will hike in a short distance and setup camp, could be after dark. Saturday we will hike along a creek and see several water falls and the Rockcastle river. Then Sunday we will return to the parking area around noon or shortly after. Total distance is approximately 16 miles (feels like more), see the highlighted route on the map. This year we will hike the loop portion counter-clockwise, and camp at the southwest corner of the loop on Saturday night. The trail difficulty is listed as moderate with some strenuous parts. The expectation is to be on the trail by 9:00 am each morning. Go to this website for a map. http://files.meetup.com/1128464/Bee%20Rock%20Trail%20Map%20.pdf Trails 100 and 401. This trip is cross posted to the Ohio Valley Backpackers too, it is only necessary to RSVP on one. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Bee Rock Area DBNF

Intersection of 192 and 1193 · London, KY

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