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5 outdoor adventures to add to your spring bucket list

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A variety of photos showcasing outdoor activities in Mercery County, including kayaking, live music, and golfing.

Explore the outdoors in Mercer County this spring.

Photos provided by Mercer County Tourism, gif by 6AM City

Need spring road trip inspo? Mercer County, located ~45 minutes from Lexington, is brimming with fun activities, like:

  • Hiking | Discover diverse wildlife on numerous trails.
  • Horseback riding | Saddle up to ride through farms + backcountry.
  • Golfing | Practice your swing at Bright Leaf Golf Resort’s 18 holes.
  • Swimming | Splash around in natural water features, including a lake, rivers, creeks + pools.
  • Playing | From music festivals and car shows to farm-to-table dinners, there’s an outdoor event for everyone.

Plan your trip.

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