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Needs signage.

I have been a bit disappointed in the lack of directional signs in some of the KY parks I have... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Ann M
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McMinnville, Tennessee
Beautiful view of arch from overlook

One of several spectacular natural arches in McCreary County. Also check out the Natural Arch in... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
KYtravelman39604
,
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 Mar 2017
“Needs signage.”
25 Oct 2015
“Beautiful view of arch from overlook”
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Stearns, KY
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been a bit disappointed in the lack of directional signs in some of the KY parks I have visited so far this year. I have no GPS, but had carefully planned my trip to see this arch. I kept going on when the...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 25 October 2015

One of several spectacular natural arches in McCreary County. Also check out the Natural Arch in the Daniel Boone National Forest. The view from the overlook is spectacular. Definitely worth seeing!

Thank KYtravelman39604
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We were in the area and had some spare time as we arrived early on our road trip to Stearns, KY. After driving down some very 1 1/2 lane country roads we began to feel more and more lost. But once I was convinced we...More

4  Thank Bill E
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit, moderately easy hike down the trail. If you don't want to hike the trail, there is a nice overlook of the arch just up the road....but not as nice as getting in close proximity from the trail!

4  Thank Mjldly
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Pretty cool. Our group of family and friends hiked down to the arch. It was not too strenuous. It was pretty neat. Kind of amazing that nobody outside of Kentucky hears about this place.

1  Thank Jenile J
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We decided to drive around some and see the sights. When we stopped for supper one of the locals suggested we go to Split Bow Arch. We got there late in the evening and it was so beautiful. Looked surreal. Wish we could have walked...More

5  Thank luvbama68
Reviewed 15 October 2011

There doesn't seem to be as many people in this area of the park. We didn't see anyone else here or at the Bear Creek overlook. We took pictures from above then took the hike to below the arch. I am so glad that we...More

8  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 25 September 2011

From Stearns, Travel west on KY 92 approximately 1.3 miles then bear left onto 1651. After driving approximately 1.1 miles, turn right onto KY 742 in Revelo. Drive approximately 3 miles. Turn left and follow the signs for 3.7 miles to the Bear Creek Trailhead,...More

16  Thank cb714me
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