Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide […]

Big South Fork Scenic Railway

A great Day Trip Idea from Lake Cumberland is the Big South Fork Scenic Railway!  Ride the Kentucky & Tennessee Railway on a 16 mile round trip into the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. This trip is full of spectacular scenic vistas, lush vegetation and mountain streams […]

Colonel Harland Sanders Cafe & Museum

Visit Harland Sanders (Colonel Sanders) Cafe & Museum! Eat where it all began…Colonel Sanders’ original restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky – the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Carefully restored and placed on the National Register of Historical Places you will see it as it appeared in the 1940’s. Experience eating delicious Kentucky Fried Chicken in the […]

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

Cumberland Falls makes for a great Day Trip Idea from Lake Cumberland!  Imagine a wall of water falling 60 feet into a boulder-strewn gorge, a whispering mist that kisses the face and a magical moonbow visible on a clear night under a full moon. Known as the “Niagara of the South,” the 125-foot wide curtain […]

Green River Stables

Horse Camping & Trails​ Over 30 miles of wooded trails, that are great for horseback riding, are located adjacent to the campground.  Scenic views of Green River Lake.  Trails are mostly dirt with very little rock.  Trails are nice and wide where two can ride abreast.  Campsites are comfortable with full hook-up and are arranged nicely for […]

Green River Stables Horse Campground & RV Park

We welcome all types of campers…horse, RV, work campers, etc. We have 93 Full Hookup sites and one on-site airbnb that is listed in the Camping section. We have 4 Bathhouses, laundry rooms and a western style camper lounge where we host entertainment such as karaoke & live music. This is a great place for […]

Horseback Riding in Mammoth Cave National Park

Double “J” Stables offers guided trail rides just20 minutes from the Mammoth cave Visitors Center & over 70 miles of trails!  Open March 1 until Labor Day. 524 Lincoln School Road, Mammoth Cave, KY.  Call 286-8167 for additional information.  

Jessie James Riding Stables & KY Action Park

JESSE JAMES RIDING STABLES Ride one of our gentle horses in cave country with over 500 acres of trails where Jesse James once roamed robbing banks and stagecoaches and hiding out in caves such as the Outlaw Cave on the way to Mammoth Cave. We are one of the largest and oldest stables in KY. […]

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Explore the rich tradition and proud history of “America’s Official Native Spirit” on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour, featuring seven signature distilleries.  The Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a registered trademark of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour to give visitors a firsthand look at the […]

Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave makes for A GREAT Lake Cumberland Day Trip Idea! You can’t come to Kentucky and not make a Day trip to the very famous Mammoth Cave National Park!  This is the world’s longest known cave system, with more than 390 miles explored, and a part of South Central Kentucky.  Located not far from […]