Harlan County is known for its off-road adventure but the on-road thrills are just as breathtaking.
Dragon Slayer HWY 160
Nestled between Kentucky and Virginia snakes the Dragon Slayer Hwy 160, a 20 mile destination ride with more than 226 significant curves. Coupled with those curves are breathtaking views of the Appalachian Mountains as well as the highest point in Kentucky atop Black Mountain. Stop by the Dragon Slayer Hwy 160 Visitor Center at 7 East Main St. in Lynch, KY.
Car Clubs & Race Events
The mountains towering above Harlan County are home to winding roads that have captured the interest of car clubs and race drivers. Backroads of Appalachia works with organizers year round to connect car enthusiasts with the scenic, curvy byways they’ll love. Discover what Mini-Coopers, Porches, Teslas, rally cars, and more have already found: all Harlan County roads lead to adventure. For a full schedule of events, visit Backroads of Appalachia.