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Tioga Falls

Natural beauty & 19th century history

Time Required

2-mile walking time (rough and steep, USE CAUTION)



The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Knox welcomes you to Tioga Falls Hiking Trail. This trail was developed to share an area with a unique combination of natural beauty and nineteenth century history. The trail lies in an area of Fort Knox used for military training and as a result is sometimes closed to hikers.

The trail may also be closed to hikers during some hunting seasons. Visitors using the Tioga Trail are required to strictly follow the posted regulations outlined on site and below. Signs are conspicuously posted during times the trail is closed.

Hiking Trail Regulations

  • Trails open daylight hours
  • Visitors must remain on the trail
  • Do not attempt to climb the falls
  • Excavation and/or removal of archaeological or historical items is prohibited
  • Carry out what you carried in
  • Motorized vehicles, bicycles, skate boards, horses, etc., are not permitted beyond the parking lot
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a person 21 years of age or older
  • No camping, fires, alcohol, drugs, firearms, metal detectors, fireworks or glass containers are permitted
  • Visitors must not walk on the railroad tracks. Trains use the tracks frequently and irregularly

Tioga Falls is located on Federal Property, violators will be prosecuted under the US Code or Uniform Code of Military Justice.

WARNING: Numerous injuries have occurred from trespassers/hikers climbing on falls and not staying on designated trail. Hike at your own risk.


Approximately 1 mile south of West Point, KY on Louisville Nashville Turnpike, off Hwy 31W.

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Opening hours

May be closed for military or hunting use. Call Radcliff Tourism Office at 270-352-1204 for latest information to avoid disappointment.