Other sites of interest in the immediate area are Cumberland Falls State Park (45 miles), Big South Fork National Park & scenic train ride (35 miles), and Mill Springs Historical Park (5 miles). Conley Bottom Resort is located off Kentucky Highway 90 which connects US 27 and Kentucky 92. The Cumberland Parkway is 29 miles north of Conley Bottom and Interstate I-75 is 53 miles to the east.
With six national areas, 50 state parks, and hundreds of recreational, natural, historic, and cultural attractions, Kentucky is rich in travel opportunities. Tourism and travel is Kentucky’s third largest revenue-producing industry and is also the second largest private employer, providing 146,738 full-time, year-round jobs.
Kentucky has more miles of running water than any other state except Alaska. The numerous rivers and water impoundments provide more than 1,000 commercially navigable miles.
Noted as one of the top striper fishing spots in the country, the deep blue-green waters of Lake Cumberland are an angler’s paradise. One of the largest man-made lakes in the world, its jagged 1,255-mile shoreline and peak surface area of 63,000 acres provide the very best water recreation opportunities in the Eastern U.S.