Cycling in Lexington, KY

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  1. Between rolling hills, the scent of mint juleps in the air, and a bourbon distillery around every corner, riding the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is the perfect way to experience central Kentucky.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    19.8 miles
    Duration
    Take at least a full day to experience the distilleries; two is even better.
  2. The Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail combines the past and present as cyclists ride along old coal rail line that once connected Central City and Greenville in southwestern Kentucky.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    159.1 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes one way.
  3. The Legacy Trail in central Kentucky runs north/south from Lexington and snakes its way through Kentucky’s iconic horse farms and across impossibly green, rolling hills. It’s only been open since 2010, but it has already lived up to its lofty name.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.7 miles
    Duration
  4. Located smack-dab in the middle of Kentucky’s Caves region, some of the most scenic country the state has to offer, Barren River Lake is only a 30-minute drive from Mammoth Cave National Park.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    120.1 miles
    Duration
    A single loop takes about 20 minutes.
  5. The Big Four Bridge connects the past to the present and Jeffersonville, Indiana to Louisville, Kentucky over the Ohio River, America’s 2nd-longest, described by Thomas Jefferson as “the most beautiful river on Earth".

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    71.3 miles
    Duration
    Only a short 10 minute ride over the bridge, but it will likely link to a longer ride.
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