One of the most popular places to visit if you’re boating on Kentucky Lake is a place called “The Sands”. I’m not sure who gets the credit for the namesake,…
Here are some of our favorite places we have explored in the Four Rivers Region.
Since we live near Kentucky Lake, we do not necessarily consider it a vacation destination. Living in this area is like always being on vacation! When we do leave town, our two favorite places to visit are the Smoky Mountains and the beaches of the Gulf Coast.
One could say Hematite Lake is a well-kept secret, but locals know it as a beautiful place to hike just about any time of the year.
Hematite Lake is located near Lake Barkley in Land Between The Lakes, about 15 minutes north of either the Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton or the Golden Pond Visitors Center.(more…)
Mantle Rock is, without a doubt, one of the best-kept secrets in western Kentucky. This natural wonder is hidden away on publicly accessible land just off Highway 133 near the community of Joy.
Located in Livingston County, 34 miles north of Grand Rivers, Mantle Rock is an incredible sight, considering most of land in this part of Kentucky is relatively flat. But not here. Mantle Rock is the largest freestanding arch east of the Mississippi River, spanning 188 feet in length and rising 30 feet from the ground.(more…)