Home of the Woolly Worm Festival, Beattyville KY!
Plan you next trip to Beattyville/Lee County, Kentucky. "Home of the Woolly Worm Festival" and "Birthplace of the Kentucky River!" We are just 20 minutes south of the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge State Park. Our small river community has a large heart and great southern hospitality. We have a number of attractions and activities. You can enjoy outdoor adventures, cabin rentals, historical sites, festivals and local events.
The Beattyville/Lee County Tourism Commission was established in November 2011 by a joint ordinance between the City of Beattyville and the Lee County Fiscal Court. Our funding comes from a 3% transient room tax on the rental properties in Lee County. The commission uses these funds for promotions and recreational development.
Tour our site for information on lodging, events, attractions, outdoor adventures and more. Also contact our tourism office at (606) 464-5038 and we will help you plan a visit to "The Heart of the Kentucky River!"
"This small river town is a great place to visit. It is full of history, adventure, and breathtaking views!" - Pat Banks, Kentucky Riverkeeper
There are many adventures waiting for you in the area. If you don't know where to begin, these suggested itineraries can help you get started. They were created by a local high school student who volunteered at the tourism commission through the Gear Up Co-op Program.