Pike County Horse Trail Ride Fall 2019

Sponsored by the Pike County Fiscal Court, the Pike County Horse Trail Ride at Lick Creek is held June 1st and Sept. 14, 2019 at the South Lake Horse Trail system. This is a free event for horse enthusiasts who wish to enjoy a scenic ride through some of America’s most beautiful back country. Featuring 68 miles of individual trails, and 1800 acres.

Directions

Take KY. Highway 1373 off US 460 and proceed 2.7 miles to marked campground and parking. 

Ride Schedule

  • Trail ride begins @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Dinner is served @ 3:00 p.m.

Trail System Details

  • No motorized vehicles are allowed on trails at any time.
  • Camping allowed in designated areas.
  • Visitors must provide their own horses.
  • Arrive early for best parking.
  • Limited electrical hookups are available.
  • All trails are marked.
  • No firearms allowed.
  • No alcoholic beverages permitted.

Other Outdoor Adventure Options

Outdoor Adventure

Camping Options

Limited traditional and primitive camping is available at Grapevine and Lick Creek area (first come, first serve). Visitors can occupy campgrounds for up to 14 days. Once 30 days have passed, visitors may again occupy the campgrounds.

Pike County Horse Trail Ride Spring 2019

Sponsored by the Pike County Fiscal Court, the Pike County Horse Trail Ride at Lick Creek is held June 1st and Sept. 14, 2019 at the South Lake Horse Trail system. This is a free event for horse enthusiasts who wish to enjoy a scenic ride through some of America’s most beautiful back country. Featuring 68 miles of individual trails, and 1800 acres.

Directions

Take KY. Highway 1373 off US 460 and proceed 2.7 miles to marked campground and parking. 

Ride Schedule

  • Trail ride begins @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Dinner is served @ 3:00 p.m.

Trail System Details

  • No motorized vehicles are allowed on trails at any time.
  • Camping allowed in designated areas.
  • Visitors must provide their own horses.
  • Arrive early for best parking.
  • Limited electrical hookups are available.
  • All trails are marked.
  • No firearms allowed.
  • No alcoholic beverages permitted.

Other Outdoor Adventure Options

Outdoor Adventure

Camping Options

Limited traditional and primitive camping is available at Grapevine and Lick Creek area (first come, first serve). Visitors can occupy campgrounds for up to 14 days. Once 30 days have passed, visitors may again occupy the campgrounds.

Lick Creek Horse Trail Ride

Sponsored by the Pike County Fiscal Court, the Lick Creek Horse Trail Spring Ride will be held Saturday, October 22, 2016, at the South Lake Horse Trail system. This is a free event for horse enthusiasts who wish to enjoy a scenic ride through some of America’s most beautiful back country. Featuring 68 miles of individual trails, and 1800 acres.

Click here to view the event flyer.

 

Directions

Take Ky. Highway 1373 off US 460 and proceed 2.7 miles to marked campground and parking. 
Ride Schedule
• Gates open and registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
• Trail ride begins at 10:00 a.m.
• Lunch is served at noon.
• Trail ride ends at 6:00 p.m.

 

Click here to download trail map.

Trail System Details

Please remember the following when planning your trail ride experience:
• No motorized vehicles are allowed on trail system.
• Visitors must provide their own horses.
• For official trail ride events, be sure to arrive early for best parking.
• These trails are unmarked.

 

Lick Creek Horse Trail Ride Gallery

Pikeville/Pike County featured on Cover of Kentucky Travel Magazine

Pikeville/Pike County is featured on the cover of the 2015 Kentucky Visitor’s Guide, as well as the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2015 Official Highway Map. Approximately 400,000 magazines and 600,000 Official Highway Maps will be produced, giving Pikeville/Pike County tremendous exposure.

“For 3 years, Pike County Tourism CVB has been working to secure this. Why shouldn’t one of Kentucky’s most interesting and beautiful destinations be featured on the cover?” said Pike County Tourism CVB Executive Director Tony K. Tackett.

“These magazines and maps are requested by thousands of tourists each year who visit our state. They are promoted by Kentucky Tourism, and the publicity Pikeville and Pike County will receive from this is incredible,” said Jay Shepherd, Pike County Tourism CVB Marketing Director.

Click here to download the 2015 Kentucky Visitor’s Guide. 

body-graphic-KYcoverPike County Tourism CVB, which employs only three people, have been making waves recently in the Kentucky Travel Industry Association, garnering eight State Traverse Awards for marketing excellence. They were also one of only three tourism offices out of the state of Kentucky to be awarded the Judges Choice award.

“Our tourism initiatives are focused on bringing people from outside our region into our community; to stay in our hotels, eat at our restaurants and visit our historical Hatfield McCoy Feud sites, and to enjoy the wealth of outdoor activity, arts and music that our region offers.” said Pike County Tourism CVB Chairlady Debra Huffman.  “By accomplishing this project, we show the world what beautiful Eastern Kentucky has to offer.”