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Tioga Falls

©2005 John Hultgren, Louisville, Kentucky
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A series of waterfalls 130 feet high approximately one mile from the trailhead
Fort Knox Military Reservation, Hardin County, Kentucky
N 37° 57.725' W 85° 58.486'

Tioga Falls, located on the Fort Knox Military Reservation, is a 130-foot high double cascade flowing down the side of Muldraugh Hill. At the top of the falls is the former site of the historic Tioga Falls Hotel, which was a popular retreat for wealthy southerners trying to escape the deep-south malaria epidemics in the 1800s. All that remains of the hotel now are remnants of a dam at the falls created to provide a swimming pool for hotel guests. The falls is reached by hiking one mile along a trail that follows a portion of the old Louisville & Nashville Turnpike, completed in 1838, that was the major north-south route for this area.

Nikon D100, 200 ASA, 60 mm focal length, 1.6 sec, f/22 04/17/2005 14:35 EDT

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