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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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Down the River
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This father-son team has found adventure out on the water at Kentucky Lake! There are so many places to explore in LBL that can't be accessed by land!