When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year.
Each season presents its own breathtaking color show. In the spring, the hillsides are a myriad of colors as the dogwoods and redbuds bloom alongside other flowering trees. During summer, the deep green of the trees provides a background for an expanse of wildflowers from jack-in-the-pulpit to wild roses. For fall, the mountains blaze with colors as the green trees give way to leaves of gold, red, copper brown and russet. Finally, in winter, the dauntless, ever-faithful pine trees thrust swords of green through bare trees that glisten with thick blankets of white snow.
For generations Pike County and Eastern Kentucky have been a region rich in history, endurance, unique expression and colorful life styles. To be a part of the authentic experience of Pike County, come by for an extended visit.
Welcome to Pike County, KY
Pike County is known for it’s country music stars, lively yet family oriented entertainment, and weekend get-togethers. Being the home of such rich talent as Dwight Yoakam, Patty Loveless and Molly O’Day, as well as being a stone’s throw away from the homeplace of Loretta… Read More
There is a wealth of history to be discovered in Pike County, Kentucky. Pike County is one of America’s most historic places, being the homeplace of the world’s most famous feud, the Hatfields and the McCoys. Pike County also features historic locales such as Stone, … Read More
Explore the wild and natural beauty of our local hiking destinations. Visit the “eighth wonder of the world” and the second largest earth removal project in U.S. history, the Pikeville Cut-Through. Enjoy a day of boating, skiing, hiking, fishing, zip-lining and more. Allow us to… Read More