One of our local attractions is Cave Run Lake, set
in the magnificent Daniel Boone National Forest. Opportunities for outdoor recreation include hiking, fishing and picnicking.
Horse riding stables are nearby, and there is a forest visitor center with interesting displays. The photo below is of kayaks
awaiting the pleasure of visitors to Cave Run Bicycle and Outdoor Center.
Cave Run Bicycle and Outdoor Center
Finding lodging in the area is not difficult. In season,
there is camping at Twin Knobs in the Cave Run area. Brownwood Cabins are nearby with a beautiful view of the Fish Hatchery
area. A new Comfort Inn motel can be found at the 80l exit (Farmers/Sharkey). At the Morehead exit on I-64, there are
several excellent chain motels and a group of restaurants.
Brownwood Bed and Breakfast and Cabins
The views below are of the annual Poppy Mountain Festival
and Harvest Festival, each of which took place in September. On September 24-25, the featured event was a storytelling
festival at Cave Run Lake.
Each year Morehead/RowanCounty/Cave Run Lake area is
host to a variety of events, with two of the more well-known ones being the Bluegrass and More Festival in June, and a weekend
of special holiday events the first weekend of December.
The Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival Site
The Morehead tourism office maintains an abundant supply
of information on local attractions and can be very helpful to visitors.
|Harvest Festival Ride