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Morehead Kentucky

Rowan County

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Pine Tree Cabins Pine Tree Cabins
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The Whippoorwill Cave Run Lake Real Estate
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Cave Run Marina Cave Run Marina
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Whistling Woods Cabin Rental Whistling Woods Cabin Rental, LLC
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Cave Run Bingo Journey's End Lodge
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Lighthouse Candles & Gifts Comfort Inn & Suites
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Reminisce Northcutt & Son Funeral Home
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Gateway Cycles Holbrook Drug Store
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Cave Run Marina Traditional Bank
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Dee's Cave Run Lake Cabin Dee's Cave Run Lake Cabin
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Cave Run Lodging Family Altars
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Gregg Thomas Battle The Beast Guide Service Lighthouse Candles & Gifts
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China Star Restaurant China Star Restaurant
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Cave Run Lake is a beautiful place to visit! It is a great place for family vacations, reunions, camping retreats, golfing, horse back riding, fishing, hunting, and boating.

While visiting the Cave Run Lake area, you will want to visit some of arts, crafts, gifts, and antique stores. Be sure to visit our Lodging & Camping section for cabin rentals and bed & breakfast availability, when booking your lodging plans. Many rentals are located within walking distance to Cave Run Lake. There are many rental cabins that will put you in the heart of all Cave Run has to to offer. Start your day off with a picnic or a quick swim in the lake. If you prefer camping, Cave Run Lake has several campgrounds available to accommodate visitors. RV's are welcome! Boating is very popular throughout the area (boat rental is available at the local marinas) as well as fishing and hunting. If you like Muskie, you'll love fishing Cave Run! Horse back riding and hiking is also available for those wishing to explore the wildlife of Cave Run. ATV Riding and hiking is also available for those wishing to explore the wildlife of the Cave Run Lake area. Be sure to check out White Sulphur ATV Trails.

Once you visit Cave Run Lake and experience all that the Daniel Boone National Forest has to offer, you will probably become a return visitor. Many vacationers come here from many parts of Ohio including: Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, and Cleveland. The area also is traveled by its fellow Kentuckians from just about everywhere in the state. KY is a beautiful state to visit... experience it once and you'll come back!

Rowan County, Kentucky was founded in 1856 and named after John Rowan whom had represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives between the years of 1807 and 1809, and also represented Kentucky as a member of the Unites States Senate from 1825 to 1831.

Farmer's was the first community to develop in Rowan County, yet the town of Morehead was founded in 1856 as with Rowan County.

Morehead was named after an attorney, later to become governor, James Turner Morehead, which served as governor from 1834 to1836. Mr. Morehead was the first native Kentuckian to be elected as governor. He had also was appointed to the United States Senate in 1841 and served through 1847.

Mr. Morehead passed away on December 28, 1854 at the age of 57, with two great accomplishments within his term as governor, first he established the Kentucky Association for Professional Teachers, and secondly encouraged the formation of the Kentucky Common School Society

Morehead is the county seat and borders of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Morehead is home of Morehead State University known as the " University of the Mountains" due to the breathtaking rolling hills surrounding the area.

For the outdoor enthusiast camping, hiking, biking, swimming, and boating (to name a few) can be done all within 10 miles of Morehead at Cave Run Lake. Cave Run Lake having 166 miles of shoreline and known for the "Muskie Capitol of the South" and being in the midst of the Daniel Boone National Forest holds many activities to enjoy in the great outdoors!