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General Butler Trails

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


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Boy Scout Trail (0.25 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
.25 mile trail connects Butler-Turpin State Historic House to the Fossil Trail, hiking alternative to access fossil trail, Stone entrance gate and lodge, open to hikers
  • Hiking

Woodland Trail (1.5 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
1.5 miles looped trail, access is available at many points throughout the park, mature woodland forest of large tulip trees, beech and hickory, many popular wildflowers and bushes along trail, open to hikers
  • Hiking

Fossil Trail (4.5 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
4.5 miles looped trail, 3 access points, much of trail crosses open fields, old hardwood forests behind stone overlook which is highest point in county, currently open to hikers, plans to open to mountain biking in the future
  • Hiking

1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
1 mile, connects the park's archery range to the Lock on Kentucky River, will be incorporated into Park to Park project, open to hikers
  • Hiking

Butler Lake Trail (1.6 miles)
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY
1.6 miles, hiking and biking, connects to a number of destinations within park, connects to other trails in park system
  • Hiking
  • Biking

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