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Bad Branch Falls State Nature Preserve

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Worth the hike.

First time I had been back there in 40 years. Made several trips when I was a teenager. They now... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oxford, Florida
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Beautiful natural scenery!!

What an awesome place to visit and so close to home. A wonderful hike for all seasons although... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Kim M
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Ky. 932 / eight miles south of Whitesburg, Whitesburg, KY
+1 606-369-2635
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time I had been back there in 40 years. Made several trips when I was a teenager. They now have a well marked path with signs and bridges and stairs. Not a hike for couch potatoes. It may only be 1.3 miles but it's...More

Thank vincethecarpenter
Reviewed July 11, 2018

First let me say it is beautiful in this park. We didn't have alot of time so decide to hike the 1.2 miles in to the lower falls. There was very little water coming down and really wasn't any falls at all. Some big boulders...More

Thank LouAMichigan
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome place to visit and so close to home. A wonderful hike for all seasons although spring probably provides the best views of the falls!

Thank Kim M
Reviewed May 24, 2017

A great place to experience nature at it's most.The untouched wilderness and all it offers is worth every step.The natural beauty is unmatched with it's endless plant life, Crystal clear creek that runs the whole length of the trail,and the towering cliff walls on each...More

1  Thank Thad C
Reviewed April 3, 2017

As soon as we pulled in we noticed walking sticks. Grab one because you will need it. Beautiful scenery walking along the creek to the falls. At the end it gets a little rough, but well worth it.

Thank gonefishing6464
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Wonderful area, great hiking, can not beat the scenery. There is a parking area. Road to attraction is narrow and curvy, great area for natural.

Thank KYHillbilly2014
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice hike. It gets steep right before you get to the waterfall (like using your hands to climb up) but it's totally worth it!

Thank Footprints441356
Reviewed April 20, 2016

The hike to Bad Branch Falls is an absolutely beautiful one. We went on a warm April Saturday with pretty much perfect weather. The entire trail follows the stream until you reach the falls, so you have the music of trickling water to accompany you...More

2  Thank KYBetsy
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great hike to the top and back, with a really excellent view across the valley - loved all of it. Got a rain shower on the top, but could stay dry easily on the way down under the canopy. Loved the walk, and it is...More

Thank Storm15661
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

This place is spectacular. The hike was fun, the views were beautiful and the waterfall is amazing. We took our 10 yr old and he loved it.

Thank Melindaleigh81
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