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KY Great River Road National Scenic Byway

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KY Great River Road National Scenic Byway

Clinton, Kentucky

Ky Great River Road National Scenic Byway follows the pilot's wheel found in the 4-Ky counties along the Mississippi River
Ky Great River Road National Scenic Byway follows the pilot's wheel found in the 4-Ky counties along the Mississippi River
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Serving Kentucky's 4-Mississippi River Counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton & Hickman-  KY Great River Road National Scenic Byway, From Ballard County, KY south to Fulton County, KY -- Old Man River, Father of Waters, “body of a nation,” Big Muddy: By any name, the mighty Mississippi River cuts a mythic figure across the American landscape. Read Mark Twain,  listen to Showboat and dream of a trip down the Mississippi River or do what Huck Finn would have done if he’d had a driver’s license – travel alongside the Mississippi on the Great River Road, visiting shops, restaurants, and historical finds along the way. The GRR changes direction often, crosses the river whenever it can, lingers in towns every other Interstate road has forgotten, and altogether offers a perfect analog to floating downstream. The GRR spares fleets of hurtling super-ton trucks and the Interstate parade of franchised familiarity, and rewards you with twice the local color, flavor, and wildlife (two- and four-legged) found along any alternate route. Lest these tangibles be taken too much for granted, every so often the GRR will skip over to a freeway for a stretch to help you sort your preferences. Savor, and enjoy.

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PO Bx 275
Clinton, KY 42031

Region: Western Waterlands
Phone: 270-705-0506
Alt Phone: 270-705-0506
Website: kygreatriverroad.org...

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