Indian Fort Mountain Trail 

Indian Fort Mountain Lookout Trail in the Berea College Forest.


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Author: acousticbaseball
Date: 29 May 2011 1:53:08 AM
Source: GPX file
Activity: Hiking
State: Kentucky (KY)
Distance: 3.23 mi  (Change units)
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 720 ft
Total Loss: 719 ft
Net Change: 1 ft
Difficulty: 5 / 10
Tags: Berea, Day Hike, Day Hikes in Kentucky, Indian Fort Mountain Lookout, Kentucky, Pinnacles
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Loop trail with views from the Indian Fort Mountain Lookout and other lookout points as well.    Awesome view from the top of the lookout of the farmland below and on clear days one can see another local college to the north , Eastern Kentucky University, as well as the Big Blue 5/3 building in Lexington, Ky.   This system of trails is managed by Berea College and their Department Of Forestry.  On that website you will find a map.   There are around 8 miles, or so, of trails within the forest and opportunities to do some bouldering and rapelling in the forest as well.  The locals call the area "The Pinnacles".  After the hike get a slice of pizza at "Papaleno's PIzza" and check out the town.  Berea is the "Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky" 

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Indian Fort Lookout Trail

Distance: 3.23 mi Points: 285
Total Time: none Speed: 0.0 mph Pace: 0:00 / mi
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Trail Intersection

Location: 37.556963, -84.235683
Trail Intersection of Indian Fort Lookout and East Pinnacle

Parking Lot

Location: 37.554476, -84.240687

Indian Fort Lookout

Location: 37.563866, -84.232247
View from atop the lookout

Trail Dreaming

Location: 37.562336, -84.234262
valley overlook

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