The Underground Railroad Bicycle Route travels from Mobile, Alabama to Owen Sound, Onatario covering an corridor of 2,028 miles. The states included in this corridor are: Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, New York, Pennyslvania, and into Ontario. The Kentucky section begins around the Land Between the Lakes and leaves the state in Owensoboro.

This trail honors the bravery of those who fled bondage and those who provided shelter.

Along the way:
Land Between the Lakes is an outdoor playground with unlimited fun. LBL is a 40 mile peninsula between lakes Kentucky and Barkley. Has 300 miles of shoreline. A visitor center and planetarium can be found at Golden Pond.
Grand Rivers, is a west Kentucky village that mixes the charm of the past and the comforts of today to create a destination that is unspoiled by time. The village is nestled between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes at the north entrance to the Land Between the Lakes. Find award winning restaurants, world class resorts, full service marinas, unique shops, and Branson-style live theatre.
Sturgis - located in Union County, Kentucky. Known for its Little Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Charity event hosted annually. Unique shops and restaurants can be found here.
Morganfield - The city is named for Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan, who received the land the city sits on in return for his military service. Visit the James D. Veatch Camp Breckinridge Museum & Arts Center or the Higgins-Henry Wildlife Management Area for Campgrounds, hunting, State Reserve, hiking trails, fishing, picnic. Moffit Lake Recreational Area also with camping, hiking - 40 acre lake for boating, fishing, & swimming
Henderson - historic Downtown, Riverfront Parks, Art Center, Ruby Moon Vineyard, and nearby Casino Riverboat. Don't miss the W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival every June and the John James Audubon State Park.
Owensboro is called a festival city, with over 20 annual community celebrations that attract visitors from around the country and around the world.

From barbecue to bluegrass, from fine arts to fine dining, from convention center business to the business of having fun, you will find it here. Owensboro is known as the "Bar-B-Q Capital of the World" due to the special cooking method used for barbeque and the uniqueness of mutton.

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