Two girls hike behind a waterfall in Kentucky

Natural Attractions

Beauty soars from Appalachian heights to subterranean depths in the Bluegrass State. Lakes glisten across Kentucky’s southern and western borders, and mighty rivers flow in every direction. The most massive cave system on earth reveals a hidden world of wonders below ground, as forests that predate Daniel Boone, rugged mountains and spectacular geologic formations call to the adventurous at heart. And our rolling hills of bluegrass never fail to charm. Kentucky packs a lot of wonder into one place; explore our majestic natural attractions below and get inspired for your next adventure.

A group of people paddle down a Kentucky river

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