Adventure Tourism: Knott County Spring Trail Ride date set

HINDMAN, Ky. – Thousands of visitors are expected to attend the May Knott County Spring Trail Ride at the Mine Made Paradise Adventure Park just outside Hindman.

The ride date is May 1-4

The campground will be open Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m. since many campers choose to come early and spend the entire week.

The cost for the event is $20 per person, and there is no extra charge for campers who wish to show up early. Those 12 years old and younger will get in free.  All campers who wish to bring horses must have both Coggins and current health certificates for all animals they bring.

There are more than 100 miles of looped trails at the Mine Made Paradise Adventure Park.  The extended weekend will feature a number of guided rides, food, live music and vendors.

To learn more about the spring or fall trail rides in Knott County, visit  Directions, trail and camping information may be found online also.

Visit the Office of Adventure Tourism’s website at  Share some of your own Kentucky Adventures with us on Facebook,, and on Twitter!

The Office of Adventure Tourism is part of Gov. Steve Beshear’s effort to improve the health of all Kentuckians. The Governor launched kyhealthnow as an aggressive and wide-ranging initiative to significantly reduce incidence and deaths from Kentucky’s dismal health rankings and habits. It builds on Kentucky’s successful implementation of health care reform and uses multiple strategies – including participation in outdoor activities -- over the next several years to improve the state’s collective health. Visit


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