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The Trace Scenic Drive

This 45-mile long paved highway begins at the north entrance of LBL and ends at Dover.

On some maps, it may be listed as Kentucky 453.  On The Trace, you can see all kinds of wildlife including deer, buffalo, elk, and more.

Be sure to stop in at the Homeplace 1850, the Elk & Bison Range, and the Great Western Iron Furnace, located along the highway.

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Colorful Bridge
Photo by Shane Dunnaway

In the back of Hematite Lake in LBL are a series of boardwalks and bridges. In autumn, spectacular colors of foliage are scattered throughout, as seen here on this "colorful" bridge.