Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Big South Fork Scenic Railway © Nancy Williams

Ride the Kentucky & Tennessee Railway on a 16 mile round trip into the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area.  

This trip is full of spectacular scenic vistas, lush vegetation and mountain streams as it descends 600 feet into the gorge before stopping at Blue Heron Coal Mining Camp, a National Park Service outdoor interpretive site.  Your ticket also includes admission to the McCreary County Museum in Stearns.  Open: April—December. 100 Henderson St., Hwy. 92 at 1651, Stearns, 606-376-5330 or 800-462-5664,