Saunders Springs Nature Preserve, Radcliff

#11 of 30 in Wildlife in Kentucky
Saunders Springs Nature Preserve is a heavily wooded natural area located on steep terrain with interesting historic features. The preserve provides opportunities for nature study, hiking, picnicking, and historic interpretation. The Nature Preserve consists of a 26 acre Nature Preserve owned and operated by the city of Radcliff and overseen by the Radcliff Forestry and Conservation Board. Adjacent to the nature preserve is a 73 acre tract called the Saunders Springs Annex which the city has leased and from Fort Knox. There is no charge (entrance fee) to use the Preserve and Annex areas and they are open for recreational use from dusk to dawn year around, weather permitting.
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  • hiking and our kids played in the water. we all had such a great time and the scenery is amazing and very peaceful.  more »
  • We actually started on the permitter trail but didn’t like it at all. We did see a deer but other than that, this trail is so boring. Lots of switchbacks, spiderwebs and the mosquitos are the worse I’...  more »
  • God's beauty is abundant here. The trails were clearly marked. Picnic areas and grills clean. Parking areas were nice and the roads were smooth driving through. The cabins have signs in front with their history. A perfect place to visit.
  • This hiking trail is one of the most scenic in the area! There are two lakes, and there are tons of trail to walk. Due to the elevation 1 mile of walking is a great workout. It’s a beautiful area with picnic benches and tables, family friendly, pet friendly, and just an awesome place to visit near Fort Knox! Highly recommended.

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