You’ll be inspired by this Flatgap, Kentucky 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1,379 square foot home on an 18-acre lot. This beautiful Tennessee log home sits on 18 acres in Flat Gap, just 15 minutes from downtown Paintsville. This home has a large, spacious living room with fireplace, vaulted ceiling, 1st-floor bedroom suite, full bathroom, dining room, and kitchen. On the second floor, there is a spacious loft that could easily be used as a second bedroom. Also on the second floor is an unfinished full bathroom and closet. Comprised of dovetail logs, this log cabin boasts hard tile, hardwood, and vinyl finishes. A new 40-year shingled roof was installed 3 to 4 years ago, and a new HVAC was installed in 2019. With 18 acres of privacy, the large field right outside the front door is perfect for stargazing.
Kentucky boasts an extremely diverse landscape. There are mountains in Eastern Kentucky, miles of caves in Central Kentucky, and huge lakes in Western Kentucky. Whether you’re a resident of the Bluegrass State or a visitor interested in exploring our state and national parks, these 15 hiking trails will allow you to experience the best landscapes, flora, fauna, and wildlife that Kentucky has to offer. The following are a few of the things to enjoy in the area.
Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. If you’re looking for a challenge, consider hiking the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. The trail stretches for nearly 300 miles, beginning in Morehead, Kentucky, and running south through the Red River Gorge National Geological Area, Cave Run Lake, Laurel River Lake, and the Big South Fork before terminating in Tennessee’s Pickett State Park. The trail is best for hiking and backpacking with horses and bikes only allowed on certain portions of the trail.
The Original Trail, Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky. The three-quarter-mile Original Trail is located within the Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Slade, Kentucky. Built in the late 1800s, this trail takes hikers from the gift shop to the foot of the park’s main attraction the Natural Bridge. The Natural Bridge is a natural sandstone arch that’s 78 feet long and 65 feet tall. This trail climbs more than 400 feet through the forest and up limestone steps.
Auxier Ridge Trail, Red River Gorge, Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky. The two-mile Auxier Ridge Trail is in the Red River Gorge in the Daniel Boone National Forest. While the Red River Gorge is a common attraction for climbing due to its towering cliffs and amazing rock arches and formations, hiking in the area also offers wonderful views of the park’s natural beauty. The Auxier Ride Trail offers a panoramic view of some of the Gorge’s most scenic features, including Double Arch, Raven Rock, Haystack Rock, and Courthouse Rock.
Eagle Falls Trail, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin, Kentucky. The 1.5-mile Eagle Falls Trail is in the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park in Corbin, Kentucky. This trail follows the edge of a cliff and offers some of the best views of Cumberland Falls. Known as the Niagara of the South, the 125-feet wide Cumberland Falls are a sight to behold.
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