Mantle Rock – Smithland, Kentucky - Atlas Obscura
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Smithland, Kentucky

Mantle Rock

An enormous natural sandstone bridge in Kentucky. 

Spanning 180 feet and 30 feet high, Mantle Rock is an impressive natural sandstone bridge owned by the Nature Conservancy in Livingston County Kentucky.

Mantle Rock is also part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, memorializing the harsh winter of  1838-39.

Know Before You Go

It's a small hike from a parking area.