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Sheltowee trail

Average Rating:    (4.55 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 22

Tight singletrack sometimes very rocky (the more south you go the more rocky) very scenic, the ride takes you deep into the woods, so be prepared.
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Latitude
38.08268954483802
Longitude
-83.4796142578125
Trail Directions
I-64 east out of lexington, KY. to exit 123. Travel south thru Salt Lick to Cave Run Lake. Maps available at ranger station on other side of the dam.
Trail Length
20 + miles plus a multitude of other trails
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack
City/County
Morehead
   


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Review Date
October 15, 2009

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: swbarbour ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
The trail actually starts north of Cave Run. If you think you got the stuff of a mountain biker then go to the Northern Terminus and ride south to Cave Run. Tough is the word. Bring lots of tire repair stuff and wear long pants and shirts. Not for the weak biker.



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Review Date
May 30, 2007

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a year

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Reviewed by: Unitus ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
Sheltowee/Morehead State Univ/Rodurn trail is a great trail. I have not road it sence 1999 when I was a student at Morehead. I really miss it, long logging road up-hills in spots, very scenic ridge line trails, and a couple of big down-hills. Road this trail for 4 years and never saw it all, some 20 miles with trails everywhere. I don't know the conditions today, but it was sort of a local trail back in the day.

Recommended Route:
Rodburn to Eagle lake (MSU)



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Review Date
May 1, 2003

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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5.00 of 5, 1.00 votes

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Reviewed by: Michael Joseph; , from country of Kentucky

Summary:
I cleared the downhill to the old wagon road from intersection of blue Eagle trail last week, someone cleared most of the trail from the end of the logging road by the powerline; Today I moved hundreds of pounds of downed branches and treetops from the divide hill direction back towards wilson avenue/old wagon road a couple of guy could lift whats left out of the way except for two trees that need sawed and alot of small twigs/derailer magnets, I rode most of the trail
from the gravel road intersection uphill from the animal clinic off 32 west, cleared several of the better downhills if you go from south to north youll probably have a better ride when you get to the wilson avenue/old wagon road to cranston at the first puddle past the power line you can go back to 32 via a logging road that comes out on frailey drive,by turning left down past the puddle and not going over the knob to the old wagon road/head of wilson avenue,
that road is pretty much closed except for the section that is Sheltowee so dont plan on dumping down to wilson ave if tired because of downed trees.
stay on the trail and take eagle trail(blue paint) to Nunn hall or the Eagle lake and town

Recommended Route:
some sections have been cleared, some are unridable:
from 799 go till f.s. road is gated, for an easy ride out and back and/or access to the ridge without riding uphill a +/-mile, ride to either Eagle lake connector trail but many side trails have ice damaged tree branchs over them most are movable or can be ridden around...

Other recommended trails in the same area:
some logging roads have been cleared out triangle hill but all the old 4whlr trails are probablly impassable, as "nature"/ice damage has reclaimed the woods in most of Rowan Co. to northern Morgan Co., in a band all across Kentucky since feb. some has been cleared, most is movable by one or two guys...



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Review Date
December 22, 2002

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: Scott , from Lexington, KY

Summary:
MBTR.com is a great site, but for better information on mountain biking in Kentucky you need to check out Singletrack.net (www.singletrack.net)

Recommended Route:
First, go to www.singletrack.net/trails/sheltowee/

Other recommended trails in the same area:
There are many, many more...check them out at Singletrack.net



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Review Date
August 22, 2002

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
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1.00 of 5, 1.00 votes

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Reviewed by: Jack Meoff , from Cumback KY

Summary:
Yep Umhmmmmm.......

Recommended Route:
Downward

Other recommended trails in the same area:
thats right



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