Country Music Highway

National Scenic BywayKentucky

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  • Russell Fork Break

    Tree-covered mountains border the Byway at Russell Fork Break.

  • Houseboats on Dewey Lake

    Houseboats make port at Dewey Lake on Millionaire's Row at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

  • Mountain Home Place Cabin

    This cabin and pioneer farm show what the country is all about.

  • Jenkins Cut-through Geological Site

    Jenkins cut-through is the site of a major geological study.

  • Breaks Interstate Canyon

    You can survey this 1000-foot deep canyon at Breaks Interstate Park.

  • Mountain Home Place Visitor Center

    The Mountain Home Place Visitor Center in Paintsville will welcome travelers.

  • Typical Landscape Along the Country Music Highway

    This photo shows typical roadcut landscape with coal seams along the Country Music Highway.

  • Highway 23 near Pikeville Looking South

    Two vehicles pass each other near a curve through tree-covered, rounded mountains on Highway 23, the Country Music Highway, near Pikeville, Kentucky.

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  • Coal Baron's Home

    This stately three-story red brick home belonged to a coal baron.

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  • Farm Tucked Into Hills

    The bright red roofs and crisp white walls of the buildings on this farm make it stand out against the deep greens of a summer's day in eastern Kentucky.

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  • Mountain Home Cultural Center

    Log structures and patriotic ornamentation greet visitors to the Mountain Home Cultural Center on a bright summer's day.

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  • Loretta Lynn's Old Home

    A visitor walks away from Loretta Lynn's old home on a rainy day.

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  • Sign in Butcher Hollow

    This sign welcomes visitors to the home of Loretta Lynn and the birthplace of Crystal Gayle.

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