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Natural Arch Scenic Area

KY 927 West, Whitley City, KY
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Great place to visit

Overall – This is well worth a visit. The hike is very nice and the scenery is great. The arch is... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
grzzz
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Looks like a scene out of the movie Narnia!

If you visit natural arch in the fall the colors are spectacular if you visit in the winter with... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Ernie M
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“nice trail” (2 reviews)
“paved trail” (2 reviews)
“hike” (9 reviews)
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KY 927 West, Whitley City, KY
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Overall – This is well worth a visit. The hike is very nice and the scenery is great. The arch is pretty cool to walk around and explore. Trail – It was a fairly short walk to arch. There are quite a bit of stairs,...More

1  Thank grzzz
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you visit natural arch in the fall the colors are spectacular if you visit in the winter with snow it looks like a magical fairy land like in the movie the lion the witch and the wardrobe ....Narnia. It's a short easy walk on...More

2  Thank Ernie M
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice trail to take with the family. Make sure you take water and a snack we have kids so I always bring them something. It is very pretty. Very easy trail for the family. Would differently do again.

Thank 2011bmmble
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Natural Arch is a beautiful hidden gem back in the hills of McCreary County. The trails are on a paved system , 2 wonderful overlooks, outdoor shelters , playgrounds , great place for the family.

Thank ScenicHiker
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Kentucky has a lot of arches and I love hiking to them. This one has a good trail to the over look for viewing it at a distance and a trail leading to it to a closer view which is fantastic but I didn't expect...More

1  Thank Tim E
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The arch its self is amazing to see, but the area is so poorly kept up that its almost scary to be there.

Thank Leah N
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The viewing area for this arch is an easy walk from the parking lot. Easy to find. The view in October would be awesome, Rainy April, not so much. There is a trail that leads to the arch, but we did not have time to...More

Thank twdenman
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

It's a little tricky to locate the sign on 27. Look carefully at National Forest signs for name at the bottom. Kids will love the walk around the arch.

Thank David W
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I don't understand why this isn't on more maps. It is right off of a main road, and you only have to walk a few hundred feet to an overlook to get a magnificent view. Highly recommended on a waterfalls/natural bridges hiking excursion!

Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

There is a nice paved walkway to where you can easily see the arch. We didn't walk down the path to view the arch up close. It looks like it might be a decent hike. There was a $3 fee for the day.

1  Thank Kona J
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