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Lake Liberty Trail

Newly established in 2021, this 1-mile nature trail provides some spectacular views! Take a walk through the Kentucky forest and enjoy the season’s native wildflowers. Also along this trail, you will have amazing views of Lake Liberty.

****This trail is not meant for motorized vehicles of ANY kind, please no horses, and we ask that you keep pets on leashes while on the trail. Remember to leave no trace!

Distance: 0.9 mi. (right at 1-mile) loop trail
Elevation Gain: 75 ft
Navigation directions: Lake Liberty St, Liberty, KY
From US127, Take KY 70 E/Middleburg St. Out of Liberty, turn right on Lake Liberty St(just past Casey County High School), the lake and trailhead are at the end of the road.
Call or text 606-706-7777 for more information or trail maintenance issues.

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Lake Liberty

Our Lake Liberty is an 88-acre lake that is a wonderful place to go canoe, kayak, and fish. Lake Liberty Trail, near the lake, is an excellent place to view native wildlife. Since combustion-propelled watercraft and swimming are not allowed, Lake Liberty is a peaceful place to get away from it all and reconnect with nature. It is open to the public from 6 AM – 11 PM, 7 days a week. Fishing is welcome, no permit from City is needed but you must have a valid fishing license.

Lake Liberty is located on Highway KY 70, first right after the Casey County High School.


Shut In Road Trail

In 2021, this lightly used county road was designated as a shared-use 7.4-mile out-and-back nature trail. The mostly flat trail provides an abundance of wildflowers throughout the hiking season! The trail takes you along the Green River and various small creeks. The designated trailhead is on the Northside of Shut In Road, just after pulling off of US 127, (marked on the map). Please do not leave any valuables in your vehicle. Remember to leave no trace and share the trail. Please be respectful of adjacent landowners. 

Distance: 7.4 mi. Out-and-Back
Elevation Gain: 50 ft
Navigation directions: Shut In Road, the North end of the road, entrance on US- 127
Coordinates to Trailhead
From Liberty, take US 127 South 2.1 Miles, Turn right onto Shut In Road. Trail Head is just as you enter Shut In Road. No Signage at this time.
From Russell Springs, travel 19 miles on US-127 N, turn left onto Shut In Rd., 0.9 Miles past Walnut Hill Elementary School.
Call or text 606-706-7777 for more information or on trail maintenance issues.

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Central KY Ag Expo Center Trail & Liberty Island

Looking for a great place for some outdoor time!? Visit our fully paved walking trails. Park at the Central KY Ag Expo Center to begin your fully paved 2-mile walk or bike ride. For a change of scenery, begin your adventure from Downtown Liberty and walk the Liberty Island Walking Trail for a 0.7-mile walk or any combination of distances including the Liberty Crossing Trail. These paths provide a great time for the whole family and wonderful opportunities to spot our local Bald Eagle population or other incredible wildlife.

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Green River

Down the Green Paddle Trail

Enjoy 10.4 river miles of the Green River on the Down the Green Paddle Trail, running through Casey County. The entire Green River is a 384-mile-long, tributary of the Ohio River that rises in Lincoln County in south-central KY.  This section of the Green River is mapped as part of the Blue Water Trails. The Blue Water Trails series details paddling trips on streams and rivers across Kentucky, provided by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife. The overarching goal of the series is to provide thorough information for paddlers to enjoy floating Kentucky streams without worry. Every access area profiled in the Blue Water Trails is open to public use.

Public access points in Casey County Include, the Old Water Plant, Central KY Ag Expo Center (multiple points of access), and Green River Valley Ford. The county has other access points, north of Old Water Plant that are considered public county roads as well.

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Soggy Bottoms Kayak Rentals

Providing affordable rentals (with paddle and life jackets), and shuttle services to those wishing to explore the sport of kayaking and the waterways of Casey County! Green River and Lake Liberty are popular kayak spots!

Call Casey at 606-706-0010 for more information!

Liberty Veterans Park

Liberty Bell & Veteran’s Wall

The Liberty Bell, located in downtown Liberty, was cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London and is an exact replica of the original Liberty Bell that arrived in America in 1753.

The Veteran’s Wall is a memorial dedicated to all U.S. Service Members from Liberty that valiantly served their country. Both monuments serve as a tribute to the veterans that settled Liberty as well as all the soldiers and veterans that followed.

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Liberty Flower Mural

Liberty Mural Walk

Liberty added two new murals to the downtown area in 2020. There are currently five murals throughout town and hope for more in the future. Take a moment to walk through our downtown area to find these works of art!

Locations: Lights of Liberty x2, Dowell Furniture Store x2, Liberty Flowers & Gifts (pictured above)


Bedford Inn Mini Golf

Stop by the Bedford Inn to play a quick pick-up game of mini-golf! The mini-golf course offers 18 holes and is free for motel guests, but open to the public as well. The mini-golf course is also available for reserving for private fundraisers. Call 606-787-0145 for more information!

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Lights of Liberty Movie Theater

Lights of Liberty Movie Theater

Lights of Liberty Movie Theater was originally opened as the Kentuckian Theater in May of 1950. The Kentuckian closed its doors in the 1970s and it remained empty until it was reopened in 2013. The theater has been completely renovated, updated with the latest technology, and is showing the latest hits on two screens with 3D capability. Lights of Liberty also hosts several theater productions and events throughout the year.

Phone: 606-303-9041
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Better Bodies Health & Fitness

Better Bodies Health & Fitness

Better Bodies, part of Back & Body Chiropractic, is a modern gym located in downtown Liberty featuring all of the most popular workout equipment. Better Bodies offers a clean, modern, and relaxed atmosphere to really concentrate and burn some calories. Packages are available but day passes are also available for travelers passing through the area. Call 606-787-2800 for more information.

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Casey County Farmers Market

Opening April 30th-October; Thursdays 4:30-7:30 pm, Courthouse Sq.

New to downtown Liberty for the 2018 growing season. Shop each Thursday from 4:30-7:30 pm from local vendors.  In-season produce as well as locally produced jams, jellies, baked goods as well as fresh eggs.  Vendor forms are available by calling Meagan Klee at the Casey County Extension Office at 606-787-7384.

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Casey County Produce Auction

Produce Auction, Plant and Flowe Auction, Hay & Firewood acution all depedning on season. See auction schedule for more information.

At the Casey County Produce Auctions, you can find in-season produce and flowers from local area residents in the South Fork area as well as Mennonite farmers. Photo credit: KY Amish

Office: 606-787-5158

Market Info: 606-787-0570 for exact dates of open auctions.

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Casey County Public Library

Casey County Public Library

There is always something going on at the Casey County Public Library! The library has crafted many fine programs for children, young adults, and regularly organizes events for adults. Be sure to check out all that the library has to offer. The library has everything from book clubs, educational programs, to weekly movie showings. Phone:  606-787-9381

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Freedom Fitness

Affordable 24/7 GYM access right here in Liberty KY!

Email: freedomfitnessliberty@gmail.com

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gateway park

Gateway Park

Gateway Park offers a large playground for children as well as areas to play baseball, softball, and tennis. There’s plenty of room to roam and runs parallel to the Green River. Gateway Park has intramural sports programs for children. A nice covered shelter is available and the community center is also available for large family gatherings and events.

Please call 606-787-5415 for more information.

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Hickory Hills Country Club Liberty KY

Hickory Hills Country Club & Golf Course

You don’t have to be a member to enjoy everything that Hickory Hills Country Club has to offer! A local favorite since the 1970s, amenities include a 9 hole golf course, an in-ground pool, as well as indoor and outdoor shelters. The golf course is semi-private with 9 holes on Bermuda grass fairways. Includes a putting range and range ball course. Day Passes are available for guests and non-members.  Call to check open dates and to inquire about the current fee amount.

Hickory Hills Country Club now features a Players’ Lounge.  The Lounge starts serving lunch daily at 11 am.  Ordering from the Players’ Lounge is as simple as phoning in your order, from the road, the eighth tee, or from the pool!

Hickory Hills Country Club is open 7 days a week from 9 AM to 7 PM. Please call 606-787-7368 for more information or email us at hickoryhillseagle@gmail.com.

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Liberty Holiday Lights

Visit Liberty during the holiday season for a free light show throughout the downtown and business district. Beginning after Thanksgiving and running through early January, take a scenic drive after dusk to see over 100 light sculptures. From the comfort of your own car, you can enjoy the cheer of the season. FREE!


Tim Marple Crappie Guide Service

Tim will guide you on Green River Lake and provides everything from tackle to poles!  Family Friendly.  Plan a family outing with the kids and let Tim show you how to catch crappie on the 6th best crappie lake in the nation!  Call Tim at 606-706-8869 to schedule some of the best crappie dates of the season.

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