Pine Island Double Falls

Pine Island Double Falls are two plunge waterfalls along Pine Island Creek within the Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky. The falls, 20 feet in height and 41 feet in height, are located within a steep, narrow gorge lined with tall cliffs and lush vegetation and surrounded by sandstone and shale siltstone.


Two informal trails provide access to Pine Island Double Falls.

Double Falls Hiking Trail

The Double Falls Hiking Trail is a moderately challenging 1.3-mile in-and-out trail that starts from an unmarked trailhead on Forest Road 4117. The informally blazed trail has a moderate difficulty level with several steep and muddy sections that require careful footing. Additionally, there are multiple stream crossings along the trail. The first section of the trail follows a seasonal stream. As you continue along the trail, you will soon ascend a hill that offers a view of a small five-foot-high seasonal waterfall along the seasonal stream. After reaching the top of the hill, the trail descends into the Pine Island Branch valley.

Pine Island Double Falls Loop (Unofficial)

The Pine Island Double Falls Loop trail is an unofficial 1-mile loop trail that begins from an unmarked trailhead on Forest Road 119B.

Pine Island Double Falls

Pine Island Double Falls is a 41-foot plunge waterfall along Pine Island Branch.

Pine Island Slide

Pine Island Slide is an 8-foot slide waterfall above Pine Island Double Falls along Pine Island Branch.

From London, follow KY Route 192 towards west for 5.7 miles. Once you pass the junction for KY Route 552, turn right onto Line Creek Road, which eventually turns into Forest Road 56. Continue driving towards west for another 4.7 miles and then take a left turn onto Carson Ridge (Forest Road 119) and drive for approximately 2 miles. From here, turn right onto Dog Ridge Road (Forest Road 457) and Forest Road 4117 and continue for half a mile. The trailhead will be on the left.


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