Scott County

Scott County was created in 1849.

Scenic Sites

Photo of Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area - Fentress, Morgan, Scott Co.

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation area spans 125,000 acres across the Cumberland Plateau, and boasts miles of scenic gorges. The area is also rich for its natural and historical features, and has been developed to provide a number of outdoor activities for visitors. The river also features custom horseback riding trails for pleasure trail riding, hunting trips, anniversary rides, overnight pack trips.