• Population: 609,893
  • Public lands: Jefferson Memorial Forest, Daniel Boone National Forest, Beargrass Creek Greenway at Irish Hill, Caperton Swamp, Kulmer Reserve, Waverly Park, Parklands of Floyds Park, Waterfront Park, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Red River Gorge
  • Activities: Mountain and road biking, climbing the Red, spelunking, camping and paddling the Land Between the Lakes