Hindman is a home rule-class city in Knott County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 777 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is the seat of its county. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Best Attractions In Hindman
1. Hindman Settlement SchoolHindman Hindman Settlement School is a settlement school located in Hindman, Kentucky in Knott County. Established in 1902, it was the first rural settlement school in America. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
2. Bristol Motor SpeedwayBristol Tennessee Bristol Motor Speedway, formerly known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway, is a NASCAR short track venue located in Bristol, Tennessee. Constructed in 1960, it held its first NASCAR race on July 30, 1961. Despite its short length, Bristol is among the most popular tracks on the NASCAR schedule because of its distinct features, which include extraordinarily steep banking, an all concrete surface, two pit roads, and stadium-like seating. It has also been named one of the loudest NASCAR tracks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. Bays Mountain Park & PlanetariumKingsport Bays Mountain Park is a 3,550 acres nature park and planetarium located on Bays Mountain in Kingsport, Tennessee, featuring cross-cut viewing sections of beaver dams, bee hives, cave systems, and more. The park features a nature center and outdoor native animal displays including a bobcat, raptor center, river otters, a waterfowl aviary, wolf pen and free-roaming white-tail deer. Wolf howling sessions are held regularly, where people are allowed to howl with the wolves, spurring the wolves into howling even more. There is also a herpetarium with snakes and amphibians. The Steadman Heritage Farmstead Museum is a 19th-century period living history farm museum. One popular activity is called the Barge Ride. This attraction features a ride through the Bays Mountain Reservoir on a pontoon boat ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4. Cumberland Falls State Resort ParkCorbin Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is a park located just southwest of Corbin, Kentucky and is contained entirely within the Daniel Boone National Forest. The park encompasses 1,657 acres and is named for its major feature, 68-foot-tall Cumberland Falls. The falls are one of the few places in the western hemisphere where a moonbow can frequently be seen on nights with a full moon. The park is also the home of 44-foot Eagle Falls. The section of the Cumberland River that includes the falls was designated a Kentucky Wild River by the Kentucky General Assembly through the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves' Wild Rivers Program. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
5. Natural Bridge State Resort ParkSlade Natural Bridge State Resort Park is a Kentucky state park located in Powell and Wolfe Counties along the Middle Fork of the Red River, adjacent to the Red River Gorge Geologic Area and surrounded by the Daniel Boone National Forest. Its namesake natural bridge is the centerpiece of the park. The natural sandstone arch spans 78 ft and is 65 ft high. The natural process of weathering formed the arch over millions of years. The park is approximately 2,300 acres of which approximately 1,200 acres is dedicated by the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves as a nature preserve. In 1981 this land was dedicated into the nature preserves system to protect the ecological communities and rare species habitat. The first federally endangered Virginia big eared bats, Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus, re... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Cumberland Gap National Historical ParkMiddlesboro The Cumberland Gap is a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains, within the Appalachian Mountains, near the junction of the U.S. states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. Famous in American colonial history for its role as a key passageway through the lower central Appalachians, it was an important part of the Wilderness Road and is now part of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Long used by Native Americans, the Cumberland Gap was brought to the attention of settlers in 1750 by Thomas Walker, a Virginia physician and explorer. The path was used by a team of frontiersmen led by Daniel Boone, making it accessible to pioneers who used it to journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
7. Red River Gorge Geological AreaWinchester Kentucky The Red River is a 97.2-mile-long tributary of the Kentucky River in east-central Kentucky in the United States. Via the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. It rises in the mountainous region of the Cumberland Plateau, in eastern Wolfe County, approximately 15 miles east of Campton. It flows generally west, through Red River Gorge in the Daniel Boone National Forest, then past Stanton and Clay City. It joins the Kentucky approximately 11 miles southeast of Winchester. In 1993, a 20-mile stretch of the river in the Red River Gorge was designated by the federal government as a National Wild and Scenic River. The book The Unforeseen Wilderness by Wendell Berry was written to deter the Army Corps of Engineers from damming the Red River Gorge in 1971. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Exploring Arkansas's National Parks
Host Chuck Dovish takes a special look at Arkansas's six national parks in this one hour presentation From Hot Springs, which was actually the first federal reservation set aside in 1832 to protect a natural resource… to America's first national river the Buffalo National RiveRiver. to Pea Ridge National Military Park… to Arkansas Post National Memorial… to Fort Smith and Central High National Historic Sites-you don't have to go far to experience your America in the Natural State.