“The pioneer spirit.“


About Owsley County

Map of Kentucky counties with Owsley County highlighted

Nestled in Owsley County is 16,571 acres of the Daniel Boone National Forest.  Owsley is known for its natural beauty and wildlife alongside the South Fork of the Kentucky River. Adventures in Owsley can include canoeing or tubing along the South Fork to the beginning of the Kentucky River. One of the most notable attractions is the Abraham Lincoln Relief Sculpture which was hand carved in the 1930s and is listed in the inventory of folk art in the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Other attractions include Pioneer Village, Faith Hill, waterfalls, hiking and ATVing. 

Together we can pioneer the 21st Century!

Notable Cities

  • Booneville

Owsley County by the Numbers

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