Daniel Boone blazed this trail in 1775. Hikers, bikers may rediscover it.

Lexington Herald Leader                                                  April 30, 2017 7:05 am                                                     By: Tom Eblen

Kentucky’s first trail project is now its newest.

The National Park Service has agreed to help a non-profit organization working with state and local officials develop a driving tour and shared-use recreation trail along the route Daniel Boone blazed into the Kentucky wilderness in 1775.

The park service will facilitate five public meetings over the next three months to brainstorm ideas and gather comments to help develop a master plan for the proposed 200-mile Boone Trace trail between Cumberland Gap near Middlesboro and Fort Boonesborough State Park on the Madison-Clark county line at the Kentucky River.