We recommend the Travel Wise Motel in Beattyville. A Dairy Queen is next door for convient meals.
There are several fun things to do when planning a trip to work with Appalachian Ministries. Natural Bridge State park offers hiking trails, a sky lift, swimming pool, camping sites and lodging at the Hemlock Lodge or local cabins and motels. Hemlock Lodge has buffet type dining and full menu.
At the Natural Bridge Trading Company 606-663-6379 you can collect information on local interests and do a bit of shopping in their rustic store.
The Sky Lift 606-663-2922 will take you to the top of Natural Bridge. Open daily from 10-5:30 Easter weekend through the last Sunday in October. Adults $7 Children $6 3 and under Free This is well worth the time and money-- you will enjoy the view. If you are afraid of heights-- skip this!
Reptile Zoo 606-663-9160 Open daily 11am Adults $6 Children $4. Owner Jim Harrison has appeared on "Animal Planet" and "National Geographic"
Cliffview Resort located a short drive from our property now offers Zipline. They have 5 lines and one line is over 300 hundred feet above ground and over 2,000 feet long. For more information call toll free 888-596-0525 or local 859-792-3333.
Drive through the scenic Red River Gorge. Drive through "Nada Tunnel" a hand hewn tunnel, see nature's beauty and visit Sky Bridge. They have a very nice visitor's center with detailed displays of animals and plant life in the area, history of the people and a video with scenes from the mountains.
Canoes are available to rent in in the Red River Gorge to take a trip down the river.