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John James Audubon Trails

Facility & Trail Maps
Locate trails and more on John James Audubon's facility map, or use their interactive adventure map.


Weather Conditions
Museum Trail (2.5 miles)
3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.25 mile loop, trailhead located behind Audubon museum, mostly paved surface, easy
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3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.5 mile, begins with Museum Trail, Coffee Tree Trail breaks off to the right into lush valley, trail ends on hilltop, hikers may make loop with woodpecker trail, trail is hilly
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Woodpecker Trail (0.4 miles)
3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.4 mile trail, begin by walking on Warbler Rd., see 7 species of woodpecker, descends into valley, cross bridge and begin steady climb up hill, may return to museum by traveling back to Coffee Tree Trail
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Warbler Road (0.7 miles)
3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.7 mile, paved road, serves as location for many trailheads/ trail endings, named for the 20 species of Warblerrs migrate to park during spring and summer, begins at main office parking lot
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King Benson Trail (0.3 miles)
3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.3 mile, begins at set of steps off main office parking lot, trail winds and joins Warbler Rd., relatively easy
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3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
1 mile, begins off Warbler Rd., travels around Wilderness Lake-a state nature preserve, follows ridgeline before descending to lake by way of steep stairway, see a good representation of wildlife and wildflowers
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3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.22 mile, diverges from Wilderness Lake Trail at CCC shelter, good view of lake from above
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Back Country Trail (1.6 miles)
3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
1.6 miles, accessed through Warbler Rd. and Wilderness Lake Trail, travels over hilly terrain in northern section of Nataure Preserve
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3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY
.9 mile, only trail that allows leashed pets, begins in museum parking lot, difficult due hilly terrain and amount of steps
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