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Kentucky United States #27 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
1345 ft.
Kentucky-Tennessee State Line
From Scott County, Tennessee, US Highway 27 crosses the Tennessee-Kentucky state line and enters the state of Kentucky in the Daniel Boone National Forest, 707,000 acres of forested ridges, ravines, and sandstone cliffs. Activities: rock climbing, boating, fishing, hunting, backpacking, camping, picnicking; encompasses 3 large lakes namely Lake Cumberland, Cave Run Lake, and Laurel River Lake), 2 wilderness areas, several streams and rivers, Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, abundant wildlife.
1.9
3.0
1404 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1470/Ross Road
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1470. On a west-north route, this highway ends at an intersection with State Highway 742. NOTE: Brief overlap to the north with US Highway 27.
2.3
3.7
1421 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1470
NOTE: End of KY State Highway 1470 overlap with US Highway 27. KY State Highway 1470 ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 92 on an east-north routing.
3.9
6.3
1371 ft.
Pine Knot, KY
Community of Pine Knot, McCreary County, KY (alt. 1,421 ft). Limited services.
4.1
6.6
1375 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 592
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 592. On an east-north course, this highway terminates at an intersection with KY State Highway 92.
4.6
7.4
1421 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 92
US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 92 intersect at this point. NOTE: To the north, KY State Highway 92 overlaps US Highway 27. East access to the community of Williamsburg, county seat of Whitley County, KY (alt. 928 ft). - Briar Creek Park (Briar Creek Park Rd, Tel. 606-549-0530): baseball/softball field, playground.
6.6
10.7
1312 ft.
McCreary Reservoir Road, KY
Access to Laurel Creek Reservoir. East of US Highway 27. Fishing.
7.8
12.5
1312 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 92
NOTE: End of overlap with US Highway 27. West access to the community of Stearns, McCreary County, KY (alt. 1,339 ft). - McCreary County Museum (1 Henderson Street, Tel. 606-376-5730): preservation and display of McCreary County's history from the Indian/pioneer times to the height of the lumber and coal industry.
9.1
14.7
1348 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 478
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 478. Entire route is inside the Daniel Boone National Forest, 707,000 acres of forested ridges, ravines, and sandstone cliffs. Activities: rock climbing, boating, fishing, hunting, backpacking, camping, picnicking; encompasses 3 large lakes namely Lake Cumberland, Cave Run Lake, and Laurel River Lake), 2 wilderness areas, several streams and rivers, Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, abundant wildlife. To the northeast, KY State Highway 478 ends at an intersection of KY State Highway 204.
9.4
15.2
1319 ft.
Whitley City, KY
Community of Whitley City, McCreary County, KY (alt. 1,352 ft). Limited services.
10.9
17.5
1325 ft.
Marshes Siding, KY
Community of Marshes Siding, McCreary County, KY. Limited services.
17.5
28.1
1240 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 90
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 90. East-south-east access to the Beaver Creek Wildlife Management Area, McCreary & Pulaski Counties (606-376-8083): fishing, sightseeing; mixed hardwoods, mainly forest area.NOTE: North overlap with US Highway 27.
23.4
37.7
1132 ft.
Recreation Area
Alpine Recreation Area (Alpine, KY): hiking trails, picnic tables, picnic shelter w/ fireplace, horseshoe pits, playground, playing field, vault toilets, playground. Located west of US Highway 27.
30.3
48.8
820 ft.
State Park
General Burnside State Park (8801 S US Highway 27, Burnside, KY, Tel. 606-561-4104): 95 campsites, restrooms, showers, boat ramps, Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail (18-hole regulation golf course), Lake Cumberland, marina, rental fishing/ski/pontoon/houseboats, playground, picnic tables, grills. Activities: camping, fishing, picnicking, swimming, camping, boating.
31.0
49.9
850 ft.
Burnside, KY

31.6
50.8
725 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing Lake Cumberland, KY.
32.1
51.7
840 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 90
NOTE: KY State Highway 90 ends its overlap with US Highway 27 at this junction. To the west crosses Lake Cumberland.
32.4
52.2
722 ft.
Point of Interest
Lake Cumberland, KY crossing.
34.5
55.6
892 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 914
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 914. North access to the community of Ferguson, Pulaski County, Kentucky (alt. 935 ft). Limited services. To the northwest, this highway ends at a junction with KY State Highway 80.
35.2
56.7
915 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1642
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1642. Short highway that links US Highway 27 with KY State Highway 914 to the east.
36.1
58.1
942 ft.
Airport
Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, 3 miles south of Somerset, KY, is a public-use airport. Access from US Highway 27 is on Monticello Street, then right on Airport Road.
38.2
61.5
935 ft.
Somerset, KY
City of Somerset, Pulaski County, KY (alt. 971 ft). - Rocky Hollow Park (142 South Central Ave): walking trail, outdoor basketball court, tennis court. -SomerSport Park (310 Pumphouse Rd, Tel. 606-676-0510): open field, picnic shelter, playground.
39.1
63.0
942 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 80
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 80. NOTE: Short overlap with US Highway 27 to the north. To the east, ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 192. On a west-south-west route, KY State Highway 80 crosses Lake Cumberland, KY and the community of Nancy, Pulaski County, KY. Nearby is Pulaski County Park (1200 KY State Highway 3189, Tel. 606-636-6450): hiking trails, camping, playground, 18-hole disc golf course, grills, shelters.
39.2
63.1
945 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 80/9008
NOTE: KY State Highway 80 ends its overlap with US Highway 27. Goes east-north to the community of Shopville, Pulaski County, KY. - Shopville Community Park (London & Grundy Rds): baseball/softball field, open area, picnic shelters. To the west, KY State Highway 9008 (Louie B. Nunn-Cumberland Parkway) accesses the community of Russell Springs, Russell County, KY (alt. 1,086 ft). Limited services.
45.0
72.4
1070 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 635
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 635. East-north-east route to an intersection with KY State Highway 39, where this highway terminates. West access to the community of Science Hill, Pulaski County, KY (alt. 1,132 ft). - Science Hill Ball Park (on Park Avenue): baseball/softball fields.
48.2
77.5
1109 ft.
Etna, KY
Community of Etna, Pulaski County, KY (alt. 1,083 ft). Limited services.
52.2
84.0
1138 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 70
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 70. West access to the community of Eubank, Lincoln & Pulaski Counties, KY (alt. 1,204 ft). Limited services. On an east-north route, KY State Highway 70 ends at a junction with US Highway 150.
56.0
90.1
1175 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 328
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 328. To the east, KY State Highway 328 ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 70. South-east route and ends at a junction with KY State Highway 70. NOTE: North overlap with US Highway 27.
56.3
90.6
1178 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 328
NOTE: Overlap with US Highway 27 ends here. KY State Highway 328 passes the community of Waynesburg, Lincoln County, KY to the west. Limited services.
58.8
94.7
1243 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1781
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1781. On an east-north route, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 643.
60.4
97.2
1266 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 501
US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 501 intersect at this point. South-west access to the community of Yosemite, Casey County, KY. Limited services.
65.1
104.7
1375 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 643
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 643. South-east-north access to the community of Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, KY (alt. 951 ft). Limited services.
70.7
113.8
932 ft.
Stanford, KY
Community of Stanford, county seat of Lincoln County, KY (alt. 942 ft). - Historic Stanford L&N Railroad Depot (1866 Depot Street, Tel. 606-365-0207), a train depot constructed in 1911 for use by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad; current a museum/community center.
71.2
114.6
915 ft.
Junction: US HIghway 150
US Highway 27 & US Highway 150 (US-150 Bypass) meet at this intersection. South access to the community of Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, KY (alt. 951 ft). Limited services. West access to the city of Danville, county seat of Boyle County, KY (alt. 984 ft). - Millenium Park (1000 Cunningham Way): 2 picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park, 6 youth soccer field, 1 adult soccer field, walking trails, 4 youth baseball fields, dog park. - Cowan Street Park (McCowan St): open field. - Henry Jackson Park (Crosshill Road, off US Highway 127): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields.
74.1
119.2
820 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on US Highway 27.
77.4
124.6
1007 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 39
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 39. South access to the community of Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, KY (alt. 951 ft). Limited services. NOTE: North overlap with US Highway 27.
78.0
125.6
1024 ft.
Lancaster, KY
Community of Lancaster, county seat of Garrard County, KY (alt. 1,027 ft). - Logan Hubble Park (off US Highway 27): 12-acre fishing lake, playground equipment, basketball courts, picnic areas, fishing dock, walking trails, volleyball court, wildlife habitats, horse camp facility, restrooms/showers. - Historic buildings include the Jennings-Salter House (built in 1821); Old Garrard County Jail (1873); Garrard Mills (1901); Gov. William Owsley House (1804), currently serves as a museum.
78.2
125.9
1030 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 52
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 52. East access to the community of Hyattsville, Garrard County, KY (alt. 1,040 ft). Limited services. West access to the city of Danville, county seat of Boyle County, KY (alt. 984 ft). - Millenium Park (1000 Cunningham Way): 2 picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park, 6 youth soccer field, 1 adult soccer field, walking trails, 4 youth baseball fields, dog park. - Cowan Street Park (McCowan St): open field. - Henry Jackson Park (Crosshill Road, off US Highway 127): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields.
78.3
126.0
1014 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 39
NOTE: KY State Highway 39 ends its overlap with US Highway 27. Heads north access to the community of Buckeye, Garrard County, KY (alt. 955 ft). Limited services.
85.5
137.6
919 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 34
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 34. South access to the city of Danville, county seat of Boyle County, KY (alt. 984 ft). - Millenium Park (1000 Cunningham Way): 2 picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park, 6 youth soccer field, 1 adult soccer field, walking trails, 4 youth baseball fields, dog park. - Cowan Street Park (McCowan St): open field. - Henry Jackson Park (Crosshill Road, off US Highway 127): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields.
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140.5
945 ft.
Bryantsville, KY
Bryantsville, Garrard County, KY (alt. 942 ft). Zero population.
88.7
142.8
948 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 152
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 152. On a north-west-south-west route, crosses Herrington Lake, KY (fishing, boating, swimming), accesses Chimney Rock RV Park (220 Chimney Rock Road, Harrodsburg, KY, Tel. 859- 748-5252): 65 campsites; and the community of Burgin, Mercer County, KY (alt. 892 ft). Limited services.
91.6
147.4
535 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing the Kentucky River on Lexington Road.
93.2
150.0
869 ft.
Park
Camp Nelson Heritage Park (6614 Danville Rd, Nicholasville, KY, Tel. 859-881-5716): park and historical museum; originally established in 1863 as a Union Army depot. Oliver Perry House (or "White House") is the only remaining original structure; walking paths; occasional ghost tours; open Tue-Sat, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
97.7
157.2
925 ft.
Y Junction
NOTE: US Highway 27 branches off to the north to access the city of Nicholasville, county seat of Jessamine County, KY (alt. 938 ft). - James Mason Park (Bell Place Drive): full-size competition soccer field. - Green Thumb Park (Lake Street): open field, trees. - City Park (Longview Drive): picnic shelter, grills, adult softball field, 2 youth softball fields, 3 basketball courts, 6 soccer fields, small walking track, 4 youth baseball fields, parking. - Lucas Field (Edgewood Drive): private-use airport.
99.6
160.3
879 ft.
Airport
Lucas Field (Edgewood Drive, Nicholasville, KY): private-use airport.
100.0
161.0
915 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 29
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 29. East access to the community of Nicholasville, county seat of Jessamine County, KY (alt. 938 ft). - James Mason Park (Bell Place Drive): full-size competition soccer field. - Green Thumb Park (Lake Street): open field, trees. - City Park (Longview Drive): picnic shelter, grills, adult softball field, 2 youth softball fields, 3 basketball courts, 6 soccer fields, small walking track, 4 youth baseball fields, parking. - Lucas Field (Edgewood Drive): private-use airport, and ends at an intersection with US Highway 27. To the west, this highway ends at a junction with US Highway 68.
101.5
163.3
945 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 169
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 169
107.3
172.6
1020 ft.
Park
Veterans Park (650 Southpoint Drive, Lexington, KY): softball/baseball fields, soccer field, trees, parking.
107.4
172.9
1010 ft.
Historic Site
Waveland State Historic Site or Joseph Bryan House (225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexingon, KY, Tel. 859-272-3611): provides tours of the historic house, ice house, slave quarters, and smokehouse; day/evening tours must be scheduled.
108.4
174.4
1001 ft.
Park
Shilito Park is located west of US Highway 27. Access from US Highway 27 is on Reynolds Road, left on Shilito Park Road.
109.1
175.5
1037 ft.
Parks

109.4
176.1
1027 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 4
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 4
110.3
177.5
1014 ft.
Parks
Zandale Park (750 Zandale Dr, Lexington, KY): open field, trees, can be accessed from US Highway 27 on Zandale Drive. Lansdowne Merrick Park (3190 Montavesta Rd, Lexington, KY): softball/baseball field, tennis courts, walking/jogging track, basketball court, volleyball court, playground, can be reached from Zandale Drive, left on Lansdowne Drive, left on Montavesta Road. To the west of US Highway 27 is Hill N Dale Park (2351 Maplewood Dr, Lexington, KY): basketball court, trees, open field.
111.4
179.2
981 ft.
Park
Penrose Ecton Park (Turkey Foot Rd, Lexington, KY): tennis courts, softball/baseball fields, half basketball court, playground, trees, is east of US Highway 27.
111.5
179.4
984 ft.
Park
From US Highway 27, take Westwood Drive, then Elizabeth Street to access Elizabeth Park (1420 Elizabeth St, Lexington, KY): basketball court, open field, trees.
112.2
180.5
978 ft.
Lexington, KY

112.4
180.9
958 ft.
Park
Lou Johnson Park (190 Prail St, Lexington, KY): basketball court, open field, playground, trees. Off US Highway 27, on Prail Street.
112.7
181.4
955 ft.
Junction
NOTE: US Highway 27 veers to the right, travels on S Upper Street, then rejoins its main route on S Limestone Street.
113.0
181.9
981 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1974
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1974
113.2
182.2
965 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1974
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1974. To the northwest, ends at a junction with US Highway 68. To the south, on E High Street, merges with the KY State Highway 1974 main route.
113.3
182.4
951 ft.
Junction: US Highways 421/60/25
Junction of US Highway 27 with US Highways 421/60/25
113.7
183.0
945 ft.
Junction: US Highways 421/25/68
NOTE: US Highways 421/25 end their overlap with US Highway 27
114.3
184.0
997 ft.
Park
Duncan Park (E 5th Street, Lexington, KY): playground, walking/jogging track, basketball courts, shelter, trees. From US Highway 27, take W 5th Street.
114.8
184.8
958 ft.
Park
Castlewood Park (201 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY): basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, gymnasium, swimming pool, playground, horseshoe pits. Access from US Highway 27 is on W Loudon Avenue, left on Bryan Avenue, then right on Castlewood Drive.
115.6
186.1
955 ft.
Junction: US Highway 60/Kentucky State Highway 4
Junction of US Highway 27, US Highway 60 & Kentucky State Highway 4.  
116.5
187.5
994 ft.
Park
Marlboro Park (1870 Benton Rd., Lexington, KY) can be accessed from US Highway 27 on Haggard Lane, right on Radcliffe Road, then left on Benton Road; baseball/softball field, parking, bleachers.
116.8
187.9
994 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highways 64/75
Junction of US Highway 27 with US Interstate Highways 67/75. West access to the community of Midway, Woodford County, Kentucky (alt. 827 ft). - Historic Martyrs Monument, a 15-foot tall granite monument, which honors 4 Confederate martyrs murdered because of Union General Stephen Burbridge's order to kill 4 Confederate prisoners for each Union soldier lost. South access to the community of Athens, Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Kentucky. Nearby is Boone Station State Historic Site (240 Gentry Road, Lexington, KY, Tel. 859-527-3131): Daniel Boone's home from 1779-1782; 1-mile self guided trail, picnic tables.
117.4
188.9
981 ft.
Park
Mary Todd Park (525 Rodgers Road, Lexington, KY): baseball/softball field, play area, walking track, trees.
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193.4
915 ft.
Park
From US Highway 27, County Road 1973/Iron Works Pike accesses Kentucky Horse Park (4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, Tel. 859-233-4304): educational them park, working horse farm championship horses' retirement home. Features trail rides, pony rides, horse-drawn tours, playgrounds, park sculpture, Parade of Breeds, horse farm tours.
130.0
209.2
883 ft.
Junction: US Highway 68
NOTE: US Highway 68 branches off to the east at this point and accesses the city of Paris, county seat of Bourbon County, Kentucky (alt. 843 ft). Attractions: - Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum (616 Pleasant Street, Tel. 859-987-6158) has 70 varieties of trees, herb, rose, and daylily gardens, pavilion, and reflecting pool; offers guided tours; open sunrise to sunset, free admission. - Bourbon County Park (30 Legion Rd #210, Tel. 859-987-2149): soccer field, baseball/softball fields, playground equipment, walking/jogging trail. - American Legion Park (Legion Rd). - Garrard City Park (Gerrard City Park Drive): softball/baseball fields, tennis courts. - Historic Colville Covered Bridge, built in 1877.
130.9
210.6
804 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on US Highway 27.
131.6
211.7
883 ft.
Junction: US Highway 460
Junction of US Highway 27 & US Highway 460
131.9
212.3
879 ft.
Junction: US Highway 68
NOTE: US Highway 68 ends its overlap with US Highway 27 at this point. Concurrently Paris By-Pass Road. 
133.8
215.4
892 ft.
Historic Church
Cooper's Run Baptist Church, built in 1803, located in Shawhan, KY.
138.7
223.2
755 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Cynthiana Road/US Highway 27.
142.8
229.8
755 ft.
Junction: US Highway 62
US Highway 27 & US Highway 62 converge at this junction. NOTE: US Highway 62 overlaps US Highway 27 to the north. South access to the community of Leesburg, Harrison County, KY. Limited services.
143.4
230.7
728 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 32
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 32. NOTE: Overlap with US Highway 27 to the north. West access to the community of Sadieville, Scott County, KY (alt. 833 ft). Limited services.
143.9
231.6
702 ft.
Park
River Road Park (River Road, Cynthiana, KY, Tel. 859-234-7155): softball/baseball fields, sand volleyball court, trees.
144.4
232.3
699 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing the Licking River.
144.4
232.4
705 ft.
Cynthiana, KY
Community of Cynthiana, county seat of Harrison County, KY (alt. 735 ft). - River Road Park (River Road, Tel. 859-234-7155): softball/baseball fields, sand volleyball court, trees. - Flat Run Veterans Park (Oddville Pike/US Highway 62): soccer field, open fields. - Historic Church of the Advent, Episcopal (122 Walnut St), built in 1855.
144.5
232.6
722 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 32/36
NOTE: At this point, KY State Highway 32 separates from US Highway 27. Runs concurrently with KY State Highway 32. East access to the community of Hooktown, Nicholas County, KY (alt. 794 ft). Limited services. Short overlap to the north with US Highway 27.
144.6
232.7
722 ft.
Junction: KY State Highway 36
NOTE: End of overlap with US Highway 27. North-west route to the community of Jonesville, Grant County, KY (alt. 486 ft). Limited services.
144.7
232.9
722 ft.
Junction: US Highway 62
NOTE: US Highway 62 ends its overlap with US Highway 27. To the north, accesses Flat Run Veterans Park (Oddville Pike/US Highway 62, Cynthiana, KY): soccer field, open fields, then turns east to the community of Kentontown, Robertson County, KY (alt. 725 ft). Limited services.
154.0
247.8
906 ft.
Berry, KY
Community of Berry, Harrison County, KY (alt. 666 ft). Limited services. Access from US Highway 27 is on Berry-Kelat Road.
165.1
265.7
587 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 22
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 22. North-east route. Crosses the Licking River and proceeds to intersect KY State Highway 10, where KY State Highway 22 terminates. NOTE: Overlaps US Highway 22 to the north.
165.7
266.7
587 ft.
Falmouth, KY
Community of Falmouth, county seat of Pendleton County, KY (alt. 551 ft). - Pendleton Athletic Park (Tel. 859-654-5800): nature trail, walking trail (handicap accessible), 4 tennis courts, 2 soccer/football fields, croquet court, 4 softball/baseball fields, 2 sand volleyball courts, concession stand.
166.4
267.8
528 ft.
Point of Interest
Licking River, KY crossing.
166.5
268.0
571 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 330
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 330. South access to the community of Corinth, Grant, Harrison & Scott Counties, KY (alt. 968 ft). Limited services.
168.5
271.1
843 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 22
NOTE: KY State Highway 22 ends its overlap with US Highway 27. West access to the community of Williamstown, county seat of Grant County, KY (alt. 971 ft). - Webb Park (Park Drive, off US Highway 25): basketball/volleyball courts, playground picnic shelters, tennis courts, restrooms. handicap accessible - J.B. Miller Park (703 Waterworks Rd): 10-acre lake, natural landscape; fishing, hiking, frog-gigging. - Williamstown Lake, a public recreational lake and water reservoir; 2 public self-service boat ramps; fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, pontoon rental.
168.9
271.8
873 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1657
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1657. To the northwest, this highway ends at a junction with KY State Highway 467.
170.0
273.6
909 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 17
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 17. North-west-north course to the community of Atwood, Kenton County, KY (alt. 886 ft). Limited services.
175.0
281.7
486 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing the Licking River, KY.
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282.2
531 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 177
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 177. To the south, KY State Highway 177 crosses the Licking River, KY and accesses the community of Butler, Pendleton County, KY (alt. 545 ft). - Historic Fryer House, constructed in 1811. To the east, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 159.
182.6
293.9
712 ft.
Race Track Road/State Hwy 824
Access to Campbell County Lake, KY (on Phillips Creek). East of US Highway 27. Fishing, boating. Nearby is A.J. Jolly Park (Cold Springs, KY): picnic area, ballfields, golf course, camping area, fishing lake, soccer fields, horse/hiking trails, wildlife viewing.
185.1
297.8
715 ft.
Claryville, KY
Community of Claryville, Campbell County, KY (alt. 689 ft). Limited services.
186.4
300.0
768 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 536
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 536. West access to the community of Claryville, Campbell County, KY (alt. 689 ft). Limited services. Also accesses the community of Visalia, Kenton County, KY (alt. 528 ft). Limited services.
187.6
301.9
850 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 10
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 10. East-south access to the community of Berlin, Bracken County, KY. Limited services. To the south, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 915.
187.8
302.3
823 ft.
Alexandria, KY
Community of Alexandria, county seat of Campbell County, KY (alt. 883 ft). -- Alexandria City Park: nature/walking trails, playground, 2 baseball fields, basketball courts, soccer field, fishing lake, fishing pier, picnic shelters, paved parking.
191.3
307.9
758 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 9
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 9. South access to the community of Camp Springs, KY. - Historic buildings include Camp Springs House, constructed in the mid-19th century; Baumann House (or Martz House), built in 1852; Blau's Four Mile House (mid-19th century), and St. Joseph's Catholic Church & Cemetery, constructed in 1864. 
192.7
310.1
860 ft.
Crestview, KY
Community of Crestview, Campbell County, KY (alt. 804 ft). Limited services.
193.0
310.6
863 ft.
Cold Spring, KY
Community of Cold Spring, Campbell County, KY (alt. 866 ft). - Friendship Park (5589 E. Alexandria Pike): nature trail, playground equipment, walking/jogging trail, 2 ball fields, volleyball court, picnic shelter, grills, multi-purpose soccer field, basketball courts. - Municipal Park (5694 E. Alexandria Pike): volleyball/horseshoe courts, ball field, picnic shelter/grove, grills, playground. - Apple Orchard Park (Orchard Terrace & Winters Lane): playground, picnic area, walking trails.
193.4
311.3
853 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1998
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1998. To the north, this highway terminates at its intersection with KY State Highway 8, near the Kentucky-Ohio state line. To the south, KY State Highway 1998 ends at a junction with KY State Highway 9.
193.8
311.9
850 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 2345
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 2345. West access to Friendship Field (Johns Hill Rd/University Drive, Highland Heights, KY): baseball/softball field; - Frank Ignatius Green Softball Field (Johns Hill Rd/Kenton Drive, Highland Heights, KY): softball field, tennis courts; and the community of Wilder, Campbell County, KY (alt. 541 ft). - Frederick's Landing (Fredericks Landing Rd, Wilder, KY, Tel, 859-581-8884): pubic park and boat dock; open October-April, 24 hrs a day.
194.2
312.5
846 ft.
Highland Heights, KY
Community of Highland Heights, Campbell County, KY (alt. 853 ft). - Friendship Field (Johns Hill Rd/University Drive, Highland Heights, KY): baseball/softball field. - Frank Ignatius Green Softball Field (Johns Hill Rd/Kenton Drive, Highland Heights, KY): softball field, tennis courts.
195.5
314.6
715 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highway 275
US Highway 27 & US Interstate Highway 275 intersect at this junction. To the east, this highway crosses the Ohio River (Kentucky-Ohio State Line) into Cincinnati, OH. To the west, US Interstate Highway 275 provides access to the community of Taylor Mill, Kenton County, Kentucky (alt. 863 ft). Attractions - Pride Park (5614 Taylor Mill Rd): walking/hiking trails, playgrounds, rental shelters, community center, amphitheater, basketball court. - George Bowman Park (8895 Locust Pike West): baseball field, picnic area.
196.2
315.8
833 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1120
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1120
197.2
317.4
689 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highway 471
Junction of US Highway 27 & US Interstate Highway 471. North access to the community of Woodlawn, Campbell County, KY (alt. 548 ft) - limited services and the community of Bellevue, Campbell County, KY (alt. 548 ft). - Bellevue Beach Park (665 Eden Ave, Tel. 859-431-8866): concert venue. - Swope Park (corner of Taylor Ave & Covert Run Pike): basketball court, playground. South to US Interstate Highway 275.
198.0
318.6
643 ft.
Southgate, KY
Community of Southgate, Campbell County, KY (alt. 689 ft). - Southgate Community Center (301 West Walnut, Tel. 859-781-8878): baseball field, playground, picnic shelter.
198.8
320.0
584 ft.
Junction: Carothers Road
NOTE: Carothers Road links US Highway 27 with US Interstate Highway 471 to the east.
199.1
320.4
531 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1120
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1120
199.2
320.6
525 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1120
Intersection of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 1120
199.5
321.1
518 ft.
Newport, KY

199.7
321.4
512 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 8
Junction of US Highway 27 & Kentucky State Highway 8. NOTE: Short north overlap with US Highway 27.
199.8
321.6
499 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 8
NOTE: End of short overlap with US Highway 27. North access to the city of Bellevue, Campbell County, KY (alt. 548 ft). - Bellevue Beach Park (665 Eden Ave, Tel. 859-431-8866): concert venue. - Swope Park (corner of Taylor Ave & Covert Run Pike): basketball court, playground; and the community of Dayton, Campbell County, KY (alt. 515 ft). - Park on Riviera Drive: baseball/softball field, multi-purpose ball field, picnic tables, trees. - Park near Donnemeyer Drive: tennis courts, soccer field, trees.
200.0
321.9
486 ft.
Park
Gen. James Taylor Park (Riverboat Row, Newport, KY): playground, picnic tables, fishing area, picnic shelter, grills, sitting/swinging benches.
200.2
322.2
472 ft.
Kentucky-Ohio State Line
US Highway 27 crosses the Ohio River on the Kentucky-Ohio state line and enters Cincinnati, OH. LD11e

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