Benham Rail Trail - Harlan County

Benton National Wildlife Refuge Trail - Marshall County

Lexington Big Sandy Trail - Multiple eastern Kentucky Counties

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge - Crittenden and Webster Counties

Brighton East Trail - Southeastern Lexington

Cadiz Railroad Trail - Trigg County

Cathy Crockett Memorial Trail - Pulaski & McCreary Counties

Clear Creek Trail - Bell County

Lexington Trails - Fayette County

Louisville Riverwalk - Ohio River Levee Trail - Jefferson County

Marion Rail Trail - Crittenden County

Muhlenberg County Rail Trail
Central City to Greenville

Newport–Southbank Bridge
aka Purple People Bridge, Campbell County

Sheltowee Trace - McCreary County

Stanford Depot and Rail Trail - Lincoln County

Sturgis Rail Trail - Union County

Uniontown Trail - Union County

White Plains - Hopkins County

Wingo Rail Trail - Graves County

Lexington – Big Sandy
Proposed Rail Trail
Designated as a Millennium Trail

LOCATION: Lexington to Coalton (outside Ashland), 109 miles. simple map

From our 2008 Ashland to Lexington Relay: detailed maps of the area  showing the old Lexington & Big Sandy Rail Road, from west to east and the annual relay course:
1)  Lexington to Mt. Sterling (201) 
2)  Mt. Sterling to Salt Lick (202)
3)  Salt Lick to Olive Hill  (203)
4)  Olive Hill to Princess (204)
5)  Bike Ride Cue Sheet

• Our CSX Mile Post document (pdf)

History of the Big Sandy Project
Lexington Big Sandy Time Line (pdf)

Contact in Fayette County:
Keith Lovan,

Contact in Clark County:
Bluegrass Rails Trails Foundation

Contact in Rowan County:
April Haight
Daniel Boone Rails-To-Trails

Contact in Carter County:
Patie Porter,


Carter Co. CSX corridor
2005 Relay
Fayette, Clark, Bath, Montgomery Co.
Carter, Rowan Co.

Dan Marsh on Ride
2009 ride along the Lexington Big Sandy by Dan Marsh (1.4megabyte pdf)

LRC study for the Lexington Big Sandy Railtrail, 2004
(5 meg pdf)

Lexington – Big Sandy News
Latest blog postings

Cycling Cue Sheet 2007 Lexington to Ashland
underline = dirt/gravel, require mt bike
At... Go far

Abramson speaks in Winchester on Trails

Posted by Dixie Moore, Secretary KRTC

Lykins Park 'RT' project moving forward in Winchester

Posted by Dixie Moore, Secretary KRTC

RR Abandonment in Calloway Co.
Division of Planning has received notification that Murray-...


2007 Relay Poster and Spikes


P.O. Box 597 • Lexington, Kentucky • 40588-0597

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