America's Scenic Byways

Wilderness Road Heritage Highway

93.8 miles - Two hours to drive or two days to visit places along the way

The Wilderness Road Heritage Highway is an important historic route and was crucial in the West's settlement and during the Civil War. Today places like Cumberland Gap National Historic Park preserve that history. The route also leads to Renfro Valley, the famous country music venue, as well as Berea, Kentucky's crafts capitol.