Flooding in Eastern Kentucky has impacted our friends and neighbors in many areas of The Kentucky Wildlands. Some locations were affected, but not all. We are still welcoming visitors and encourage you to check with specific destinations and attractions to ensure that they are open and if they have any change in offerings or hours.

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Getting Here

Driving Directions to The Kentucky Wildlands

From I-65 North

Take I-65 South to the Cumberland Parkway (Exit 43 East). Take the Cumberland Parkway east. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Cumberland Parkway when you cross the Metcalfe County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Bath County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway (Exit 98). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Wolfe County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Take I-75 South. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on I-75 when you cross the Rockcastle County line.

From I-64 East

Take I-64 West to Kentucky. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands when you cross the Kentucky state line.

From I-75 South 

Take I-75 North. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands when you cross the Kentucky state line.

From I-65 South 

Take I-65 North to the Cumberland Parkway (Exit 43). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Cumberland Parkway when you cross the Metcalfe County line.

From I-75 North

Take I-75 South to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Bath County line.

Take I-75 South to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway (Exit 98). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Wolfe County line.

Take I-75 South. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on I-75 when you cross the Rockcastle County line.

 

Directions from Major Airports that Service The Kentucky Wildlands

From Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Take I-65 South to the Cumberland Parkway (Exit 43 East). Take the Cumberland Parkway east. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Cumberland Parkway when you cross the Metcalfe County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Bath County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway (Exit 98). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Wolfe County line.

Take I-65 South to 265 East to I-64 East. Take I-75 South. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on I-75 when you cross the Rockcastle County line.

From Lexington Bluegrass Airport

Take Man-O-War Blvd to I-75 North. Take I-75 North to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Bath County line.

Take Man O War Blvd to I-75 North. Take I-75 North to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway (Exit 98). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Wolfe County line.

Take Man O War Blvd to I-75 South. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on I-75 when you cross the Rockcastle County line.

From Huntington Tri-State Airport

Take I-64 West to Kentucky. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands when you cross the Kentucky state line.

From Knoxville’s Megee Tyson Airport

Take Highway 115 to I-140 North. Take I-40 East to I-640. Take I-75 North. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands when you cross the Kentucky State line.

From Nashville International Airport

Take I-40 West to I-24 North to I-65 North. Take I-65 North to the Cumberland Parkway (Exit 43). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Cumberland Parkway when you cross the Metcalfe County line.

From Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Take I-275 East to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Bath County line.

Take I-275 East to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway (Exit 98). You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on the Mountain Parkway when you cross the Wolfe County line.

Take I-275 East to I-75 South. You will enter The Kentucky Wildlands on I-75 when you cross the Rockcastle County line.

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