Carter County, Kentucky
County Seat: Grayson
Cities: Grayson, Olive Hill, Carter City, Globe
OUTDOOR WEEKEND ATTRACTIONS:
Outdoor Adventure Expo
-Join us on Friday June 5th & Saturday June 6th for this weekend event. Vendors will be set up and will feature everything an outdoor enthusiast would need! Indoor and outdoor spaces will be offered, along with food and drink vendors.
-Grayson Conference Center
C.W. Stevens Blvd.
Grayson, KY 41143
-Friday June 5th 10am - 7pm
-Saturday June 6th 8am - 5pm
-Please visit www.graysonky.net or www.hearoftheparks.com
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Certainly one of the jewels of Eastern Kentucky, Carter Caves State Resort Park has anything an outdoor adventurer would ever want. From swimming, caving, splunking, hiking, cycling, zip-lining, or picnicking, there is a great deal to do here. For the Outdoor Adventure Weekend, Carter Caves is inviting you to do it all.
Hiking Trails Include:
-Ridgetop Trail - 4.3 Miles
-Cave Branch Trail - 2.2 Miles
-Natural Bridge Trail - 0.5 Miles
-4C's Carter Caves Cross Country Trail - 8.3 Miles
-Raven Bridge Trail - 0.7 Miles
-Box Canyon Trail - 0.8 Miles
-Horn Hollow Trail - 1.5 Miles
-Rockhouse Trail - 0.1 Miles
-Kiser Hollow Trail - 9 Miles (Also a Mountain Biking Trail)
-Three Bridges Trail - 3.5 Miles
Other Amenities Include:
*Stunning Caves Tours (Guided or Self-Guided)
*Zip-Line (Call for Availability)
*Modern & Primitive Camping
*Equine Camping Area
*Lodge with Modern Rooms Available
*9-Hole Golf Course On Site
Call 606-286-4411 or 800-325-0059 or click here for KY Department of Parks Website
Grayson Lake State Park
Encompassing Grayson Lake, this state park has lots to offer anyone who is looking for a relaxing day outdoors. Grayson Lake is a beautiful lake in Eastern Kentucky that features nearly 75 miles of shoreline. Below is a list of some of the recreational activities available at or near Grayson Lake.
-Golfing (Hidden Cove Golf Course)
*Visit the Kentucky State Parks website by clicking here for detailed information on Grayson Lake State Park.
OLIVE HILL TRAIL TOWN INFORMATION
Olive Hill Kentucky has the distinction of being named an official "Trail Town". This is a great accomplishment and a great deal of hard work went into the planning and execution to get this achieved. Please click here for more information.