Featuring the City Grayson
Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission
Grayson, KY 41143, (606)474-8740
Rich in history and natural resources, Carter County, KY, named for Colonel William Grayson Carter, was the 88th county formed in Kentucky. Carter County, created originally by Greenup and Lawrence Counties, is home to Carter Caves, Carter County Clay Products, and was the original location of five iron furnaces.
- Outdoor Adventure
Grayson Lake State Park
Camping, hiking trails, golf, marina with boat rentals, fishing, picnicking, and swimming.
Marina: 606-474-4513. Park: 606-474-9727. www.graysonlakestatepark.com
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Lodge, cabins, camping, fishing, hiking trails, gift shop, miniature golf, picnicking, playgrounds, swimming, tennis, horseback riding trails, cave tours, canoe trips, and a 9 hole golf course
Lazy Gait Horse Camp
Over 40 miles of trail horse riding, playground, camping and barn stalls.
Rock Springs Winery and Vineyard
Hidden Cove Golf Course
Come see why Golf Digest rated this hidden treasure among America’s top golf courses.
Kentucky Christian University
Bible & ministry, teacher education, Arts & Sciences, Business, Music, and the Yancey School of Nursing.
One fourth mile clay oval racing.
Little Sandy Raceway
ATV racing on river sand bottom.
Open Saturday nights from April - October .
Smokey Valley Truck Stop
Featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins & Dives”.
Heart of the Parks Quilt Trail
View a blend of unique and traditional quilt patterns on a segment of the Kentucky Quilt Trail.
Grayson Conference Center
250 capacity facility.
Mount Savage Iron Furnaces
Go east from Hitchins, KY State Route 773 for 2 mile, the furnace is on the left beside the highway.
Olive Hill Center for Arts and Education
(Old Olive Hill High School)
Pot of Gold Antique Show
One of the best antique shows around.
US 60 Yard Sale
County wide yard sale.
Golf scramble, pageant, live music, 5K race, art show, quilt show, car show, dog jog, motorcycle show, and Prichard High School reunion.
|Carter County Fair
Weeklong event features livestock events, horticultural events, pageant, live music,motorized events and
Three day bluegrass festival at Carter Co. Fairgrounds.
J P Fraley’s Mountain Music
Mountain music festival
Carter Caves State Park.
|Backyard Bloomers Annual Garden Tour
Garden tours in Grayson area.
|Carter County Corn Maze
Pumpkin patch, hay bale climb,
hayrides, petting zoo, sorghum
making, night maze on Saturday
and movies on Halloween night.
|Carter County Shrine Horse Show
Carter County Thunder
Presented free of admission concert and fireworks.
Chili cook off, hand crafted fair, costume parade, and scarecrow decorating contest. 606-474-4401
|Olive Hill Homecoming
Sesquicentennial Celebration (150 yrs.)
Olive Hill, KY.
Carter County Homemakers Annual Craft Show
Over 50 craft vendors, All crafts are handmade.
|Carter County Shrine Club Bluegrass Festival
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Guesthouse International Inn & Suites
60 rooms, 9 suites
501 C.W. Stevens Blvd.
Super 8 Motel
125 Super Eight Lane
606-474-8811 or 1-800-800-8000
205 State Highway 1947
322 C.W. Stevens Blvd.