Currently, the Dawkins Line Rail Trail is 18 miles long. An additional 18 miles will be added in the second phase of the trail work — when completed, the path will be 36 miles. This trail, built on top of rails from an out-of-use rail bed, is a major attraction for walkers, bicyclists and horseback riders from all over Kentucky and beyond. Many come to ride or walk with friends and others incorporate it into their daily active routines. Open year-round.
The first 18-mile leg of the trail, from Hagerhill in Johnson County to Royalton in Magoffin County, was opened to hikers, cyclists and horse