This premiere natural park offers hiking, nature study, swimming, picnicking, golf and many other outdoor recreation pursuits. The park encompasses 1700+ acres of which more than half is dedicated as a state nature preserve. The park features scenic landscapes, old growth forest, and generous wildlife viewing opportunities. Enjoy a panoramic mountain view while dining in the Mountain View Restaurant. Lodging is also available in the Herndon J. Evans Lodge, contemporary cottages or rustic log cabins. The park offers daily recreational and interpretive programming from Memorial Day to Labor Day and hosts a number of special events throughout the year. Pine Mountain was established as the state's first state park in 1924 and is regarded as one of Kentucky's last great natural places.
The park is located about 1 mile south of Pineville and 10 miles north of Middlesboro. From I-75, exit 29, travel U.S. 25E south for about 35 miles and turn right on Hwy 190. (at the Wasioto Winds Golf Course Sign.) The resort is located 5 miles up the mountain.