Where the Mountains Kiss the Bluegrass!

Red Lick Valley - beautiful scenic valley was once the favorite habitat of Shawnee Indians. Contains streams, steep forest ridges and natural arches. (606) 723-2450

Bird Arvin's River Marina - houseboat sliips and public access to the scenic Kentucky River. Visitors enjoy beautiful views. Anglers fish for bluegill, bass, cappie and muskie. (606) 723-6400

Cottage Furnace Picnic Area - small scenic picnic area. Located near the old iron furnace. No water but vault toilets are available. (606) 663-2852

Kentucky River - boating, swimming and fishing for bluegill, bass, crappie and muskie on the gorgeous Kentucky River. A public access ramp is available at Bird Arvin's Restaurant & Marina. (606) 723-2450

River Rat Boatworks - pleasure cruise aboard a small towboat and barge. Carries up to 6 passengers for a couple of hours of scenic relaxation, fishing or photography on Kentucky River. (606) 723-9656

Choo-Choo Park - great children's park, with swings, slides and other playground equipment. Pavillions for reunions and parties. War memorial. (606) 723-3332


Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center - 304 acre Christian retreat, recreation, camping and worship center owned and operated by the United Methodist Church of Kentucky. Open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed and sex.

Bicknell & Sons Corn Maze - Corn maze, horse drawn wagon rides and a kiddie playground. September - October. (606) 723-4568

Estill County Farmers Market - fresh produce, herbs and fresh cut flowers. Located on Collins Street. (606) 723-4557

Puckett's Orchard - 2,000 trees, several varities such as Golden Delicious, Jonathons & Rome. Press their own cider to be purchased to take home. (606) 723-7309

Snug Hollow Farm B&B - secluded 300-acre organic farm and it's beauty. Mountain home, front porches, stars, wildflowers and wildlife are just a part of what makes this place so beautiful. Accommodations consist of a restored log cabin and a spacious two-story farmhouse with 2 comfortable bedrooms and private baths. (606) 723-4786

Historical & Genealogy Society Museum - research centerfor genealogists has over 1,000 books and family files. Special collections include: railroad, military, country store, photographs, farm implements, quilts and school displays. Some items dates back to the late 1700s. Exhibit on a weaving on a 1795 loom. (606) 723-5532

Cottage Furnace - 1859 furnace utilized slave labor. Owned by the McKinney brothers. They were known to have freed their slaves after the Civil War. Furnace has not been operated since 1879. Iron remains in the cupola today. Small picnic area. (606) 663-2852

Fitchburg Furnace - Furnace was put into operation in 1869 then closed during the recession of 1873. It is a solid mass of sandstone and is 60 ft. high. Over 1,000 men worked at Fitchburg while in operation. (606) 663-2852

Mountain Mushroom Festival - Last weekend in April. 2-day celebration of Spring and emergence of Morel mushrooms. Features a wide variety of arts & crafts, a quilt/art show, homemade food, regional gospel and bluegrass music, a paraade, a 5K race, a mushroom market, canoe and kayak rides, lectures and demonstrations. (606) 723-1233


Artageous, Inc. - working studio and gallery of local art are handmade. Different medias, including piano, guitar, water colors, pottery, stained glass and jewelry. (606) 723-8200

McClanahan's Gallery - Original paintings by the McClanahan's. Magnificant landscapes and a few prints are available. Gallery and studio also have other art pieces by other well known artists. (606) 723-3013

Overlook Stained Glass & Gemstones - stained glass usually incorporating nature into the designs. Scenes of nature of trees, flowers, mountains, hummingbirds, and animals. (606) 723-2768

Glass Garden & Greenhouse - Offers classes for those who want to learn the art of stained glass and ceramics. (606) 723-2582

Cusick Creations - medium of black and white prints, murals, found objects and furniture. Also photography. (606) 723-8454

Art on Main - works by numerous artists. (606) 723-2450

Appalachian Crafts - established in 1972 by Robin and Mary Reed. Create bark baskets, cornhusk dolls and flowers from their farm in the mountains. They are juried members of Ky Craft Marking Program, KY Guild of Artists & Craftsmen. (606) 723-4678

Flynn's Kentucky Agate and Gems - offers a wide variety of custom made items such as belt buckles, bola ties, cabochon, earrings, necklaces, rings and many other customized items. (606) 723-2450

Artistic Wood Art - plaques and crosses of wood (606) 723-9346

Mountain View Pottery - unique pots and other pottery by local artists. (606) 723-1112


Cedar Village Restaurant - located on 52 East, Irvine. Buffet style. (606) 723-7777

Oak Tree Inn - 1075 Richmond Road, Irvine. (606) 723-2600

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