Welcome to Bath County

Owingsville & Bath County Recreation and
Tourism Commission 606-674-6346

Beauty is everywhere you turn, from the people to the farms, and the cliffs to the lakes, it is easy to see why people love Bath County, Kentucky. Bath County has much to offer in outdoor recreation and businesses with the Daniel Boone National Forest and the 8,270 acre Cave Run Lake Recreation Areas.

Be sure to add Bath County, KY, to your must see must do list for this year! Click below to view many of the local attractions, outdoor advenutures and local events which take place within the region!

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Attractions
  • Events
  • Accommodations
  • Campgrounds
Cave Run Lake
8,300 acres and 166 miles of shoreline perfect for sailing and fishing. Cave Run Lake is surrounded by the northernmost part of the Daniel Boone National Forest, 2 marinas, 13 ramps, 4 campgrounds, lakeside camping, boating and fishing (bass, bluegill, crappie, muskie).
KY 801

Carrington Greens Golf Course
18 holes
KY 36

Daniel Boone National Forest
Over 500 miles of hiking, ATV, horseback riding trails, picnic grounds, boat ramps, campgrounds and other outdoor recreation (some usage fees may apply).
KY 801, Morehead











bourbon iron furnace bath county, kyBourbon Iron Furnace
Rich in history, this iron furnace actually supplied cannonballs for the War of 1812.
KY 36

Bluegrass Raceway Park
NHRA drag racing
I-64, Exit 121, US 60

Clear Creek Iron Furnace
Monument to the 1800’s mining days
KY 211, Clear Creek Road, Salt Lick

White Sulphur ATV Trail
KY 211 to Clear Creek Road, Salt Lick















May Day Festival, Owingsville, 606-674-6121

4-H Horse Show, Owingsville, 606-674-6121

Bath County Horse Fair, Owingsville, 606-674-6121
Lion’s Club Horse Show, Owingsville, 606-674-2917









Journey’s End Lodge
15 rooms
999 Carrington Drive, Salt Lick, KY 40371



















cave run lake bath county  ky camping Clear Creek Campground
21 sites
KY 211

Outpost Campground

50 sites, 35 primitive
KY 826

White Sulphur Horse Camp
40 Primitive Sites
KY 211

Zilpo Recreation Area
172 sites
KY 211