Visit Historic Stearns, Kentucky

Enjoy a memorable train ride into history, visit the museum, play golf or explore the beautiful landscapes!


Wednesday – Friday: 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 10am – 5:30 pm
Sundays 1 pm – 5:30 pm

Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Welcome to the online home of Big South Fork Scenic Railway, in beautiful Stearns, Kentucky!

McCreary County Museum

Located in the heart of Historic Stearns, the McCreary County Museum is housed in the old Stearns Coal and Lumber Company Corporate headquarters, built in 1907.

Stearns Heritage Golf Course

Visit one of the oldest golf courses in Kentucky, rich with history and beautiful to experience.

Contact Us for your visit today!

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