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AmblingAmos

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Re: Central Kentucky Features & Destinations
« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2018, 10:50:07 PM »





I knew I recognized this waterfall, so I had to going digging around in my own pictures.  In April of '15 there was a nice log washed in to take a break and enjoy the waterfall.  My daughter is sketching it in this picture.

Beautiful pictures and perfect color grade Onemansadventure! 
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Re: Central Kentucky Features & Destinations
« Reply #31 on: June 14, 2018, 03:02:27 PM »

I knew I recognized this waterfall, so I had to going digging around in my own pictures.  In April of '15 there was a nice log washed in to take a break and enjoy the waterfall.  My daughter is sketching it in this picture.

Beautiful pictures and perfect color grade Onemansadventure!

Thanks!  I believe my picture is from my trip there after Hurricane Harvey ran through the area.  Need lots of water.
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Re: Central Kentucky Features & Destinations
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2018, 10:58:39 PM »

My humble little thread about Central Ky is all grown up. So many good posts lately! Thanks to Mark W and all the rest for the shared knowledge. I've got to get out there soon and explore some of these places!

IMO it's because this area of the state, like the KY River Palisades, is super under-rated.

I got some funny KRP pics today. More things just keep popping up. It's really mind blowing.  Central KY is the same way.  MY trip down to Barren River Lake a few weekends ago scored more A++ in a single shot than I think I've ever seen.  It really is an underappreciated area.  I'm still using photos from down there for Facebook, etc.. and I wrote an article for this month's AKHA newsletter using pics from that trip. I had as good a time there as I did in St. Louis.

Not to mention Central KY holds one of my favorite things: the Knobs. I really just love the knobs. The drive through Bradfordsville is a yearly thing for me. I have gone in different seasons to get different effects. It's so unique.
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Re: Central Kentucky Features & Destinations
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2018, 09:24:43 AM »


Not to mention Central KY holds one of my favorite things: the Knobs. I really just love the knobs. The drive through Bradfordsville is a yearly thing for me. I have gone in different seasons to get different effects. It's so unique.

Me too! I frequently day-dream about a long trail like the Sheltowee running across Central Kentucky through the knobs. How awesome would it be to start around Bernheim and be able to travel by foot to the Daniel Boone NF? I've seen master plans of similar trail networks across the state, but I'm doubtful I'll get to see it come to fruition in my lifetime. I read an article last week about access-issues with ranchers in Montana denying legal access to federal lands and I fear any attempt to build a long trail using easements would result in the same access-issues here. https://www.outsideonline.com/2263356/crazy-mountains

But I'll still dare to day-dream.


This is an example of what I have in mind. The orange is a Knobs Trail from Bernheim to near Mount Vernon. The green is a connector trail to Mammoth Cave.


Here's also a link to a news story about the master plan I referred to earlier:

http://www.kyforward.com/creating-a-long-distance-trail-in-kentucky-a-step-closer-to-reality-with-master-trail-plan/

http://ruraltransportation.org/cross-kentucky-master-trail-plan/

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