Shaker Village Centre Trailhead

Shaker Village Centre Trailhead is off of the West Lot Rd, near the bird blind. Users of Shaker Village Trails must sign a waiver. Horseback riders must also pay at least a day use fee. See the Trail Brochure for more information.

The Centre Trailhead and trails may be closed during the week during hunting season.

Safety: Consider bringing drinking water, sunscreen, bug repellent, and sunglasses. Always wear a properly fitting cycling helmet when cycling.

Activities: hiking biking equestrian wheelchair         Facilities:  picnic

Facility and Trail Map


▬▬Heritage hiking wheelchair nodog Easy 1.2 miles
▬▬Anderson hiking biking equestrian nodog Easy 3.0 miles
▬▬Lampton hiking biking equestrian nodog Easy 2.0 miles
▬▬Towering Sycamore hiking biking equestrian nodog Easy 1.4 miles
▬▬Pelly hiking biking equestrian nodog EasyModerate 5.4 miles

Trail Descriptions

Heritage: Goes along the 1826 Turnpike, then past remains of Shaker mills and across Kissing Bridge. Returns along Shawnee Run Creek. Partially wheelchair accessible.

Anderson: A mostly grass trail along the 1826 Turnpike, then around fields of modern agriculture and restored native prairie.

Lampton: Starts as a gravel road alongside rock walls bordering the 1826 Turnpike, then becomes a more grassy trail past the Meadow View Barn through restored native prairie.

Towering Sycamore: Goes long the West Lot road, then follows Shawnee Run Creek past the bridge. Two creek crossings.

Pelly: Follows the 1826 Turnpike across Kissing Bridge over Shawnee Run Creek along mostly turf trails with a small wooded section. There are two creek crossings, and the culvert under US68 can be totally covered with water.


3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330

Take US 68 south into Mercer County. Follow signs to Shaker Village on right. Take the first left and look for signs to the Bird Blind and Centre Trailhead which will be in 1 mile.

Google Maps Driving Directions

For More Information

Shaker Village East Trailhead

Shaker Village West Trailhead

Shaker Village Web Site

Trail Brochure