3 Nature Destinations in Kentucky

April 21st, 2016 by

Kentucky nature Dan CumminsAs the weather heats up, now is a great time to get outside and explore some of the best nature that Kentucky has to offer.

From waterfalls to hiking the mountains, your whole family will be sure to enjoy everything that our state has to offer. Below is a list of our top three nature spots.

Mammoth Cave National Park

This national park near Brownsville, Kentucky contains the longest cave system known in the world. Its history dates back 6,000 years. The gorgeous underground labyrinth of caves is home to many visitors each year.

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

Rent a cabin or hike the trails at the beautiful Cumberland Falls in Corbin, Kentucky. If you’re into nature, this is the ultimate spot. Camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, playgrounds for the kids, swimming, nature viewing, and cabin rentals are available in the park. You could easily spend an extended weekend with the family seeing the beautiful waterfalls in this local park.

Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure

From beginner climbers to advanced rock climbers, this natural climbing destination in Campton, Kentucky takes the cake for fitness adventure. The site is open seven days a week March 1 through Dec. 1, with rock climbing clinics and guided climbing offered.