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Racoon Loop

  Kentucky is a great outdoors state. In the Cumberland Plateau Mountains you'll find lots of hiking trails where you can truly take in all the beauty of these mountains. Gotta get out of the city man, and Racoon Loop in McCreary County, Kentucky is just the place. Racoon Loop is located quite a long drive from Somerset but It's always fun to hike here.
Charit Creek Campground is a perfect local campground, and a spree to Pickett State Park is a magnificent
    idea. So many exciting things to do in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains, not enough time. Here at Racoon Loop you'll perhaps meet some people from Stearns, and why not camp at Great Meadow Campground while you're here at Racoon Loop.
Glide down the rapids of Cumberland River - Little South Fork in a kayak. If time allows, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is a national park worth visiting. Get yourself into a kayak and hit Cumberland River - Big South Fork, and Buffalo Branch is one of the streams close by that might be worth visiting. Man, is there lots of exciting stuff to do near Racoon Loop. Turkey Branch is near Racoon Loop and is always a bliss to go to. Summertime  
highs at Racoon Loop generally tend to be in the 80's. Summer night lows descend down to the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are typically in the 40's; during the dark hours in the wintertime at Racoon Loop temperatures sink to the 20's. Racoon Loop is a wet location that gets a lot of precipitation.

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These outdoors activities are available near Racoon Loop.
 Trails Near Racoon Loop:
Hidden Passage Trail, Pickett County , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Racoon Loop:
Great Meadow Campground, McCreary County , 0 miles away
Bell Farm Group Horse Camp, Stearns , 5 miles away
Charit Creek Campground, Scott County , 5 miles away
Big South Fork National RiverRA - Station Camp, Elgin , 8 miles away
Bandy Creek Campground, Scott County , 8 miles away
 Whitewater Near Racoon Loop:
Cumberland River - Little South Fork, Wayne McCreary County , 4 miles away, Class I-II - 45 miles long (Parmleysville to confluence with Big South Fork)
Cumberland River - Big South Fork, McCreary/Whitley County , 9 miles away, Class II - 12 miles long (Station Camp to Lake Cumberland)
Cumberland River - Big South Fork, Scott / Pulaski County , 9 miles away, Class II+(IV) - 19 miles long (Leatherwood Ford to Blue Heron Kentucky)
Rock Creek, McCreary County , 10 miles away, Class II-III(IV) - 6 miles long (White Oak Junction to Big South Fork of Cumberland River)
North White Oak Creek, Fentress Scott County , 11 miles away, Class II - 7.8 miles long (Zenith Mines to Leatherwood Ford)
 Public Lands Near Racoon Loop:
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 17 miles away
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 33 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 5 miles away
General Burnside Island State Park, Kentucky , 22 miles away
Cumberland Falls State Park, Kentucky , 28 miles away
 Hotels Near Racoon Loop:
Monticello Motel, Monticello , 14 miles away
Best Western Lake Cumberland Inn, Monticello , 15 miles away
Red Roof Inn Whitley City, Whitley City , 19 miles away
Eagles View BB, Burnside , 22 miles away
Hampton Inn Somerset, Somerset , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near Racoon Loop
Laurel Creek Reservoir, McCreary County , 20 miles away

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