Appalachian Mountain view

Appalachian Mountains

Kentucky's Appalachian Mountains

The portion of the Appalachian Mountains that stretches through Eastern Kentucky is easily one of the most scenic areas in the United States. Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Breaks Interstate Park and Carter Caves State Resort Park are all perfect places to stay and play on a trip to the Kentucky Appalachian Mountains. Fish, boat, hike, take a scenic RV tour or follow some of the finest horse trails in Kentucky to lush forests and sweeping views. Experience Broke Leg Falls, a 60-foot waterfall. And race through gorgeous Appalachian countryside on hundreds of miles of ATV/OHV trails.

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Mountain Culture

Mountain Homeplace

Kentucky Appalachians

Discover a region where unsurpassed natural beauty, country music heritage, traditional cuisine and fascinating folk culture beckons visitors to look, listen and learn.

A table set with traditional foods of the Kentucky Appalachians region, including salmon patties, soup beans and blackberry jam cake

Kentucky Appalachian's Regional Cuisine

From salmon patties to soup beans to blackberry jam cake, find out the must-taste regional foods on your visit to the Kentucky Appalachians.

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