Clay County, Kentucky

Courtesy of "Stay in Clay"

Courtesy of "Stay in Clay"

Discover the backcountry of Clay County, Kentucky the Gateway to the Elk & Redbud Capitals of Kentucky and the Land of Swinging Bridges! Camp, hike, bike or ride. Learn about our rich Appalachian history and culture. Picnic and play at our parks, golf at Big Hickory Golf Course, view abundant wildlife and weathered barns on scenic country drives, navigate miles of ATV trails. Step back in time with our historic towns and old swinging bridges. Come explore the beautiful Appalachian mountains, Daniel Boone National Forest and the Bert T. Combs Lake & Recreational Park. Stay for a day,


Since you're already here...


Things to do locally...

Daniel Boone National Forest

Salt Works Appalachian Homecoming

Red Bird River Petroglyphs

Things to do regionally…

Laurel Lake

Lake Cumberland

Renfro Valley

Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music

Cumberland Falls

Mary Breckenridge Historic Site

Food to eat...

El Cazador

The Axis Coffee Shop & Gathering Place

Pat's Bar and Grill


Places to stay...

Sycamore Hollow Guest House

Manchester Heritage Inn & Suites

For more information about the area, visit Stay In Clay