Pilot Knob Nature Preserve
Widely believed to be where Daniel Boone first stood and looked over the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, Pilot Knob is a 750-acre nature preserve northeast of Lexington. A sandstone outcrop leads to sweeping views over the region. Hike the 1.25 miles to the top to be rewarded with one of the best views in the area.
- Operation Hours: Open year round.
- Mileage/Direction from Lexington: 38 miles east of Lexington
- Price Range $-$$$$: Free
- Accessibility: No
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