Lake Barkley Bridge Access at Canton
The newly developed Lake Barkley Bridge Trail Access features a nice parking area and interpretive signage.

Lake Barkley Bridge Access at Canton

Folks who love taking a stroll or even a long hike will enjoy one of this area's newest attractions.  On the east side of the new Lake Barkley bridge, a…

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Kuttawa, Kentucky
This photo from the US National Archives shows the main drag in Kuttawa in 1939.

Kuttawa, Kentucky

This small town located on the northern shores of Lake Barkley in Lyon County, Kentucky continues to thrive, thanks to its close proximity to Interstates 24 & 69 as well…

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Five Generations of Highways in Canton, Ky
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Five Generations of Highways in Canton, Ky

The present-day US 68/KY 80 corridor has been an important route for more than two centuries.  With Canton’s modern history dating back over 200 years (not to mention the prehistoric era), it’s no wonder the main thoroughfare through this part of the county has changed a whopping five times.  Evidence of all five generations of this strategic route exists today.

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Silo Overlook in Land Between The Lakes

This was the former Silo Overlook while still in operation. Thanks to Bryan for sharing.

Prior to the Land Between The Lakes being taken over the by US Forest Service from TVA, one of the more popular attractions in the park was Silo Overlook.  It was located on the shores of Lake Barkley near Honker Lake at the end of Mulberry Flat Road (GPS 36.908W, 88.016N).

The structure was an abandoned silo that rises about 40 feet from the ground.  It was converted into an overlook with a wooden incline built to the top.  Folks could walk up the top of the silo for beautiful views of Lake Barkley.

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