Carrollton in Carroll
Point Park is located on land at the confluence of the
Ohio and Kentucky Rivers. Point Park is owned by the
City of Carrollton and available to the public with boat
ramp, gazebo and playground. The park is fully equipped
with electric, water and gas capabilities throughout the
facility. It is the stage for many civic gatherings such as the
Two Rivers Tobacco Festival, Blues to the Point,
Bluegrass Music Bash, occasional theatrical productions
as well as the landings of riverboats.
Williamstown and Crittenden in Grant County
Betty's Iris Gardens
8265 Dixie Hwy., Williamstown, KY 41097;
Open mid-May through mid-June. Two
large gardens blooming with over 1000 hybrid irises.
No charge admittance.
Curtis Gates Lloyd Wildlife Area & Lake Leary
Crittenden, I-75 Exit 166 to KY 491 E., 859-824-3451
1,179 acres of virgin forest, nature trails, archery,
trap and skeet ranges and fishing.
Owenton in Owen County
Creek Hunt Club
A world class
facility that is located
off US Highway
227 South. Enjoy
archery and more
at the facility
which hosts the
Cup - a
best to the area
and Elmer Davis
Pheasant Ridge Hunting Club, Park Perkins
email: Pheasant Ridge Hunt Club
web address: www.kybirdhunts.com
Nestled in beautiful Owen County Kentucky, we are located within an hour's drive of Cincinnati, Lexington, Frankfort and Louisville. Pheasant Ridge provides upland gunning the way you remember it; golden days afield in natural surroundings, with good companions, great dog work, and lots of hard-flying birds.
Falmouth in Pendleton
Falmouth, KY 41040; 859-472-2000
Located next to the US 27 bridge
that spans the
19 miles south
I-471 and US 27.
kayak, raft and
tube trips on
River and its
trips range in
the web site of
Go Paddle 4 Fun
www.gopaddle.com - Bringing People,
Hike through the 15-acre preserve or on one of our five trails,
refresh with a swim in the junior-Olympic
size pool, or test your skills at 18-hole
miniature golf. Join in planned
recreation, scheduled year round. Two picnic
shelters are available for rental and
children can play at several playgrounds
located through the park.
Flemingsburg and Wallingford in Fleming
218 Fox Valley
606-849-2143. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers a 75-acre
lake with boat
Hutton Loyd Tree Farm
1483 Big Run Road, Wallingford, KY
606-876-3423, www.hl-treefarm.com Offers 1,200 acres dedicated to woodlands,
non-commercial wildlife reserve sections, fishing lake,
nursery, horseback riding, and hiking and hunting club.
387 Owns Lane, Flemingsburg, KY 41041
Home of Fleming County's Bluegrass Festival on Labor Day weekend; has a campground and lake.
Evergreen Hills Maze
Cemetery St, Flemingsburg, KY 41041
606-849-2952 or 606-782-1459, www.evergreen-hills-maze.com
Over 12,000 pines form more than 300 rooms to make the largest permanent hedge maze in the US, covering 15 acres. Open weekends September - October and other times by appointment.
Fleming County Public Wildlife Area
A huge, 2070-acre wildlife area full of a wide range of
including squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, raccoon, quail
A great place to fish, hike, or just enjoy the outdoors.
Primitive camping. Owned by KY Dept. of Fish and
Call 606-686-3312 for additional information.
Park Lake Mountain Nature Preserve
Wallingford, KY 41093
443 acre nature preserve with variety of plant species; soon to have walking trails
fisherperson will want to try their hand at the fighting muskie in Kinniconick
This mountain stream is so long it misses being
classified as a river by one mile and is one of the few
places the fighting muskie may be taken.
Union, Walton, Idlewild and Petersburg
in Boone County
Boone County Arboretum
9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, KY 41091
Boone County Arboretum at Central Park, the nation's first arboretum within an active recreation park setting. We are located just outside Union, KY. A short, 25 minute drive southwest from downtown Cincinnati, OH will put you in Northern Kentucky's only arboretum. There is no charge for admission or parking.
The Arboretum is open daily from dawn to dusk for your year-round enjoyment of our more than 2,700 trees & shrubs. Our collections will captivate everyone from the avid plantsman to the average homeowner. You will see specialized arrangements of plant families to obscure selections rarely observed by the public eye. To insure our plants thrive in even the worst of droughts, we have a 41,000 linear foot computerized irrigation system.
262 Chambers Road
Walton, KY 41094
Full and partial care horse boarding, outdoor and arena riding, plus banquet facilities.
First Farm Inn
2510 Stevens Road
Idlewild, Ky 41080
Bed and breakfast for people and horses – featuring horseback riding, year-round hot tub, in-room or hot stone massages, winter ski packages and numerous farm, horse care and riding activities.
Split Rock Conservation Park
4503 Belleview Road
Petersburg, KY 41080
Outdoor learning center with programs on ecology, archeology, geology and local history, showcasing Boone County’s natural biodiversity and the spectacular geological formation, Split Rock.
13989 Ryle Road
Union, KY 41091
Big Bone Lick, Kentucky – specialty food and events, nature walks and outdoor porches, interpreted history and antiques and a farm animal petting zoo.
Big Bone Lick State Park
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091
62-site campground with a swimming pool and playground, 1.75-acre fishing lake, hiking and picnic areas, miniature golf and other recreation activites.
Augusta in Bracken County
The Augusta Riverpark, public boat launching facility. Slips available for the summer season, call 606-756-2183 for more information.