An area rich in coal mining heritage might just get its chance to be put on the map. Pike County leaders and local trail enthusiasts recently met with the Great Eastern Trail Association to ensure a portion of the international trail travels through the mountain passages of Kentucky.

The Great Eastern Trail, modeled after the Appalachian Trail, is a proposed 1800 mile hiking trail linking the scenic byways from Florida to upstate New York.    It’s also one of Woorlich’s newest partners. (more…)