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CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT

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YEAR BUILT - 1963 YEAR REMODELED - 2004 ADDITIONAL PROPERTY DESCRIPTION - RESORT HAS BEEN CALLED THE SMOKIES OF KENTUCKY. NESTLED BETWEEN DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST AND TYGART STATE FOREST, THIS RESORT OFFERS 1800 ACRES OF MAGNIFICENT BEAUTY. FOR HIKERS, EXPLORE THE RESORTS MORE THAN 20-MILES OF WOODLAND TRAILS. WHILE OUT YOU ARE SURE TO SEE ONE OF THE MANY NATURAL BRIDGES AND BEAUTIFUL VISTAS OF THE LAKE. A DRAW FOR MANY VISITORS IS THE 9-HOLE REGULATION GOLF COURSE THAT STRETCHES OUT OVER THE ROLLING HILLS OF THE RESORT PARK. THE PRO SHOP OFFERS CARTS AND RESORT SOUVENIRS. IF WATER ATTRACTIONS ARE MORE WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR, TAKE A GUIDED CANOE TRIP ON THE LAKE, PLAY, FISH OR FLOAT AROUND IN TYGARTS CREEK. THERE IS ALSO A COMMUNITY POOL WITH A DIVING WELL. ESSENTIAL TO ANY VISIT TO THIS PART OF THE STATE ARE THE RESORTS CAVE TOURS. OF THE 20-CAVES IN THE PARK, FOUR ARE AVAILABLE FOR GUIDED TOURS - CASCADE CAVE -NOTED FOR ITS LARGE SUBTERRANEAN WATERFALL-, SALTPETER CAVE -SITE OF MINING ACTIVITY DURING THE WAR OF 1812-, BAT CAVE -THE LARGEST AND WINTER HOME FOR THE ENDANGERED INDIANA BAT-, AND X-CAVE -HOME OF THE LARGEST STALACTITE IN THE PART AND UNIQUE X-FORMATION TUNNELS-. MORE ADVENTUROUS - EXPLORE LAUREL AND HORN HOLLOW CAVES ON YOUR OWN -PERMIT REQUIRED - NO CHARGE-. BESIDES THE CAVES, THE STABLES ARE A FAVORITE HANGOUT. COME AND TAKE A 45 MINUTE GUIDED RIDE ON A THREE-MILE TRAIL. THE RESORT OFFERS A CAMPGROUND BUT FOR THOSE LESS INCLINED TO THE OUTDOORS, YOU MAY CHOOSE ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE LODGE -EACH ROOM FEATURES A PRIVATE BALCONY OVERLOOKING THE WOODS- OR A NEW, FULLY EQUIPPED COTTAGE. THE COTTAGES CAN SLEEP EIGHT -TWO BEDROOMS W/2 QUEEN-SIZED BEDS EACH AND 2 BATHROOMS- INCLUDING A FULL KITCHEN, LIVING ROOM, DECK AND GRILL. COMPLIMENTARY...OUTDOOR PARKING..LOCAL CALLS.

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DIRECTION TO THE PROPERTY FROM AIRPORT LEX - START OUT GOING NORTH ON TERMINAL DRIVE. TURN LEFT ONTO MAN O WAR BLVD. TURN RIGHT ONTO VERSAILLES RD/US-60 E. MERGE ONTO NEW CIRCLE RD/KY-4 N/US-60 BYP N TOWARD I-75-I-64. TURN LEFT ONTO N. BROADWAY/US-68 E/US-27 N. CONTINUE TO FOLLOW N BROADWAY/US-68 E. MERGE ONTO I-64 E VIA THE RAMP- ON THE LEFT- TOWARD KNOXVILLE/ASHLAND. TAKE THE US-60 EXIT- EXIT NUMBER 161- TOWARD OLIVE HILL. TURN LEFT. GO TWO MILES AND TURN LEFT ONTO STATE ROUTE 182. GO THREE MILES AND TURN LEFT INTO THE PARK. DIRECTION TO THE PROPERTY FROM HUNTINGTON WV - TAKE I-64 EAST TO EXIT NUMBER 161. TURN RIGHT OFF THE EXIT AND GO APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES TO KY STATE ROUTE 182. TURN LEFT ONTO ROUTE 182 AND GO APPROXIMATELY THREE MILES TO THE PARK ENTRANCE. TURN LEFT INTO THE PARK. DIRECTION TO THE PROPERTY FROM LEXINGTON - TAKE I-64 WEST TO EXIT NUMBER 161. TURN LEFT OFF THE EXIT AND GO APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES TO KY STATE ROUTE 182. TURN LEFT ONTO ROUTE 182 AND GO APPROXIMATELY THREE MILES TO THE PARK ENTRANCE. TURN LEFT INTO THE PARK.
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Activities & Atractions for CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT
PRIMARY CITY - LEX - 85 MI E NEAREST MAJOR CITY - HTS - 50 MI W ASHLAND 35 MI W ASHLAND COMM AND TECH 30 MI W CAMDEN PARK 45 MI W CARTER CAVES CAVE TOUR 0 MI CAVE RUN LAKE 30 MI E CHICKEN COOP CRAFT MALL 12 MI W FOLK ART CENTER 25 MI E FORT KNOX 200 MI E GRAYSON LAKE 25 MI W HIDDEN COVE GOLF COURSE 35 MI W HUNTINGTON WV 55 MI W KY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 15 MI W KY HIGHLANDS MUSEUM 35 MI W KINGS DAUGHTERS MED CTR 35 MI W LEXINGTON 85 MI E MOREHEAD 25 MI E MOREHEAD STATE UNIV. 20 MI E OLIVE HILL FAMILY CARE CT 10 MI E PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER 35 MI W SOMEDAY OUTDOOR DRAMA 35 MI W WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB 170 MI SE
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344 CAVELAND DRIVE Olive Hill, KY 41164

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